There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Santa Fe  •  5 h

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

$211 - $820

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Bus  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Santa Fe

$147 - $278

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Fly San Francisco to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SFO - ABQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM

$177 - $434

Fly Oakland to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Albuquerque (ABQ) OAK - ABQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM

$224 - $464

Caltrain, bus, train  •  28 h 33 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  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

$165 - $415

Night bus, train  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Millbrae to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Lamy Amtrak Southwest Chief

$161 - $439

Caltrain, train  •  33 h

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station 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

$200 - $550

Drive  •  17 h 58 min

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

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

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, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Downtown Albuquerque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h.

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

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe without a car is to Caltrain and bus and train which takes 28 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Millbrae Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 9 min, you could also Caltrain and train, which costs and takes 33 h.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Fe Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 44 min and has one stopover.

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Santa Fe is 1 h ahead of San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is currently 6:39 PM in San Francisco Airport (SFO) and 7:39 PM in Santa Fe.

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe train services, operated by Rio Metro Regional Transit District, arrive at Santa Fe Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe is 1146 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 58 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe.
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  • Distance: 925.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Fe via Mission St & 1st St, San Francisco, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Maple, Los Angeles, Las Cruces, NM, and Santa Fe in around 30 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 51 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 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Medford, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Indio/Palm Springs, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Reno, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
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 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
Twice 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
Twice 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 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
Bus operators
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Millbrae to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Santa Fe Airport.

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