There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe by plane, car, subway, bus or train

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 San Francisco to Santa Fe  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Fe (SAF) SFO - SAF

$211 - $820

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to Alamosa, drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Alamosa (ALS) SFO - ALS
  2. Drive from Alamosa to Santa Fe

$163 - $675

8 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Albuquerque  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SFO - ABQ

$177 - $434

Fly San Francisco to Durango, drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Durango (DRO) SFO - DRO
  2. Drive from Durango to Santa Fe

$206 - $828

BART, BART to Oakland, fly to Albuquerque  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
  2. Take the BART from Montgomery St. to Coliseum
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Albuquerque (ABQ) OAK - ABQ

$224 - $463

Bus, train Amtrak  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, CA to Burbank
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$169 - $428

Caltrain, bus, train  •  31 h 11 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Mateo Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Lamy Amtrak

$180 - $461

Caltrain, train  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  4. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$199 - $550

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx
  3. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM
  4. Take the train from Los Ranchos/Journal Center to South Capitol

$177 - $395

Drive  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe 1146.1 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 17 h 58 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe is to fly which costs $170 - $440 and takes 4 h 13 min.

More details

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Santa Fe is 926 miles. The road distance is 1146.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe. However, there are services departing from Millbrae Caltrain and arriving at Santa Fe Depot via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Downtown Albuquerque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 35 min.

More details

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center, and Downtown Albuquerque in around 32 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Portland, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Spokane, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Eugene, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Santa Ana, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Indio/Palm Springs, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Portland, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Reno, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Reno, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Montgomery St. to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Lamy Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Train from Los Ranchos/Journal Center to South Capitol
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
riometro.org
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Mateo Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.