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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn by plane, bus, train, car or subway

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Fly San Francisco to Detroit

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Detroit (DTW)

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Fly Oakland to Detroit

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Detroit (DTW)

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Fly San Francisco to Flint, bus, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Flint (FNT)
  2. Take the bus from Flint, MI to Pontiac, MI
  3. Take the train from Pontiac Amtrak Station to Dearborn

Fly San Francisco to Watford Rail Station, drive, bus

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Watford Rail Station (XWA)
  2. Drive from Watford Rail Station to Port Huron Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Port Huron Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak

Fly San Jose to Detroit

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Detroit (DTW)

BART, train

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Richmond
  2. Take the train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn

Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Dayton Trotwood
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood to Detroit

Drive

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn by bus and walk

The journey time between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and University of Michigan–Dearborn is around 3 days 3h and covers a distance of around 2927 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 29m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 23h. Operated by SamTrans, Greyhound USA and DDot, the San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn service departs from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level and arrives in University of Michigan–Dearborn. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 18h
Layover time:
9h 29m
Total time:
3 days 3h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 23h
Journey distance:
2927 miles
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
$286
Carbon emissions:
584 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:39
Last service departs at:
20:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus and walk schedules

San Francisco Airport (SFO) → University of Michigan–Dearborn
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Michigan–Dearborn is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Michigan–Dearborn is recommended.

The social distance requirement in University of Michigan–Dearborn is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $85 - $550 and takes 7h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $100 - $380 and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level and arriving at Fairlane Town Center via San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dayton Trotwood and Michigan & Third. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20h.

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No, there is no direct train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from San Francisco International Airport and arriving at Dearborn via Richmond and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11h.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and University of Michigan–Dearborn is 2092 miles. The road distance is 2414.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to BART and train which takes 2 days 11h and costs $260 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by BART, depart from San Francisco International Airport station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs $100 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $420 and takes 2 days 20h.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn.
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  • Distance: 2092.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn via Mission St & 1st St, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dayton Trotwood, Detroit, Michigan & Third, and Fairlane Town Center in around 2 days 20h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Sacramento, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Omaha, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Madison, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Boise, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Arcata/Eureka, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Eagle, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Jackson, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Tucson, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Covington
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Watford Rail Station via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $470
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to Flint via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 19m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pontiac Amtrak Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint, MI to Pontiac, MI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Port Huron Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.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 to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $300
Flexible
$300 - $430
Bus from Dayton Trotwood to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 26m.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dearborn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 2414 miles. It takes approximately 37h 6m to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Detroit Airport.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to San Jose Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $24 - $30.

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