There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Albia by plane, taxi, bus, 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, taxi  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Des Moines (DSM) SFO - DSM
  2. Take a taxi from Des Moines to Albia

$386 - $488

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Oskaloosa, IA

$277 - $533

3 alternative options

Fly from Oakland, taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Des Moines (DSM) OAK - DSM
  2. Take a taxi from Des Moines to Albia

$380 - $1,081

Train  •  47 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak California Zephyr

$334 - $895

Drive  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Albia 1875 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Albia is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 28 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Albia is to fly and taxi which costs $380 - $490 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Albia is 1598 miles. The road distance is 1875 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from San Francisco to Albia, including transfers.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Albia, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Albia via Reno, Nv, Denver, Co, Denver, CO, and Oskaloosa, IA in around 46 h 8 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Albia once daily. Tickets cost $260 - $800 and the journey takes 45 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Columbus, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Ontario/San Bernardino, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Burlington Trailways
Other operators
Taxi from Des Moines to Albia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Capitol Cab
Phone
+1 515-243-1111
Freedom Taxicab
Phone
+1 515-289-9800

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