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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from San Francisco  •  1h 6m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO

$130 - $750

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Bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Millbrae to Reno FlixBus

$13 - $26

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Fly from San Jose  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO

$120 - $465

BART to Oakland, fly  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO

$101 - $490

Burner Express Bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport Black Rock City to San Francisco

$114 - $116

Train, bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport Green

$98 - $163

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) 235.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is to bus which costs $13 - $27 and takes 6h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is to fly which costs $130 - $750 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO). However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Terminal Way at Hyatt Place via Millbrae and RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay M 4SS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Reno Airport (RNO) is 193 miles. The road distance is 235.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) without a car is to Burner Express Bus which takes 5h 27m and costs $114 - $117.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO), including transfers and time at the airport.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Millbrae station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is to fly which takes 1h 6m and costs $130 - $750. Alternatively, you can Burner Express Bus, which costs $114 - $117 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Reno station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO).
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  • Distance: 193.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Reno Airport (RNO), USA?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) 5 times a day. Alternatively, operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) once daily. Tickets cost $108 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Burner Express Bus
Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Millbrae to Reno
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO).

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Reno Airport (RNO). Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to San Jose Airport is to shuttle which takes 45m and costs $45.

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