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There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Petra by plane, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Aqaba, drive  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Aqaba (AQJ) SFO - AQJ
  2. Drive from Aqaba to Petra

$764 - $2,017

Cheapest option

Fly to Amman, bus  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Amman (AMM) SFO - AMM
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$629 - $1,612

2 alternative options

Fly to Cairo, bus  •  30 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cairo (CAI) SFO - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$656 - $1,686

Fly to Hurghada, bus  •  38 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Hurghada (HRG) SFO - HRG
  2. Take the bus from Hurghada to Cairo
  3. Take the bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$987 - $2,556

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Petra is to fly and bus which costs $600 - $1,700 and takes 21 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Petra is to fly and drive which costs $750 - $2,100 and takes 21 h 22 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Petra is 7573 miles.

It takes approximately 21 h 22 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Petra, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Aqaba Airport. The quickest flight takes 22 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Petra is 10 h ahead of San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is currently 7:20 AM in San Francisco Airport (SFO) and 5:20 PM in Petra.

British Airways, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Aqaba Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Petra. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Petra.
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  • Distance: 7572.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 22 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Petra, Jordan?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Petra. However, you can fly to Aqaba then take the drive to Petra. Alternatively, you can fly to Amman, take the walk to Queen Alia Airport, take the bus to Amman Tabarbour Terminal, take the taxi to Amman Abdali Terminal, take the bus to Petra, then take the taxi to Petra.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Aqaba via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
22 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Aqaba via Munich, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,500
Flights from San Francisco to Aqaba via Zurich, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Aqaba via Helsinki, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Hurghada via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from San Francisco to Aqaba via Copenhagen, Amman
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Aqaba via Paris CDG, Amman
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $4,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from San Francisco to Amman via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hurghada via Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cairo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hurghada via Manchester
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hurghada via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,900
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hurghada via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
bus
Bus from Hurghada to Cairo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com

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