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.

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Fly from San Francisco, taxi  •  8 h 2 min

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

$386 - $488

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Bus  •  44 h 29 min

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

$259 - $488

3 alternative options

Fly from Oakland, taxi  •  8 h 29 min

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

$330 - $1,081

Train  •  47 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station 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 distance between San Francisco and Albia is 1598 miles. The road distance is 1875 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Albia without a car is to bus which takes 44 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from San Francisco to Albia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Albia is to bus which takes 44 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 47 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Des Moines Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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Albia is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 4:30 PM in San Francisco and 6:30 PM in Albia.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Albia is 1875 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 36 min to drive from San Francisco to Albia.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Albia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Albia.
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  • Distance: 1598.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

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, Reno, Nv, Denver, Co, Denver, CO, and Oskaloosa, IA in around 44 h 29 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 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Ontario/San Bernardino, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Las Vegas, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via New Orleans, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from San Francisco to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Des Moines via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Richmond Transit Station 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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
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.

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 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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