There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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 from San Francisco  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR) SFO - YVR

$110 - $480

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$106 - $275

3 alternative options

Fly from San Jose  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Vancouver (YVR) SJC - YVR

$155 - $595

BART, train  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
  2. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak

$163 - $445

Drive  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) 964.6 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to fly which costs $110 - $480 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to fly which costs $110 - $480 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Vancouver Airport (YVR) is 806 miles. The road distance is 964.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 22 min and costs $100 - $280.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR).
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  • Distance: 805.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada?

United Airlines, WestJet and three other airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) via 19th St. Oakland, Oakland, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Vancouver, Bc, Main Street-Science World Station Platform 1, Waterfront Station Platform 1, and Waterfront Station Canada Line in around 27 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 52 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
$490 - $700
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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 Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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