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There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Albion by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Detroit, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Detroit (DTW)
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Albion

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Fly Oakland to Detroit, train

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Detroit (DTW)
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Albion

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Fly San Francisco to Kalamazoo, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kalamazoo (AZO)
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Albion

Fly San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albion

Fly Oakland to Chicago Midway, train

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Chicago Midway (MDW)
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albion

Fly San Francisco to Lansing, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Lansing (LAN)
  2. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Battle Creek
  3. Take the train from Battle Creek to Albion

Train

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albion

Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Las Vegas Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas to Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Albion Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Albion

San Francisco to Albion by subway and train

The journey time between San Francisco and Albion is around 2 days 10h and covers a distance of around 2614 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 11m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 10h. Operated by BART and Amtrak, the San Francisco to Albion service departs from Civic Center / UN Plaza and arrives in Albion. Typically five 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 7h
Layover time:
3h 11m
Total time:
2 days 10h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 10h
Journey distance:
2614 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$249
Carbon emissions:
220 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:30
Last service departs at:
08:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Francisco to Albion subway and train schedules

San Francisco → Albion
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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 Albion is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Albion is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Albion 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: 13 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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The cost-effective way to get from San Francisco to Albion is to fly and train, which costs $100 - $550 and takes 9h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Albion is to fly and train which costs $130 - $440 and takes 9h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Albion station. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Albion Amtrak Station via WB Garces after Casino Center, Las Vegas and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11h.

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No, there is no direct train from San Francisco to Albion. However, there are services departing from Civic Center / UN Plaza and arriving at Albion via Richmond and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Albion is 2012 miles. The road distance is 2317.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Albion without a car is to train which takes 2 days 9h and costs $240 - $360.

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It takes approximately 9h 13m to get from San Francisco to Albion, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Albion bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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San Francisco to Albion train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Richmond station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Albion is to train which takes 2 days 9h and costs $240 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $380 and takes 2 days 11h.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Albion.
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  • Distance: 2012.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 13m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Albion, MI, USA?

You can take a train from San Francisco to Albion via Richmond, Richmond, and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 9h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Albion via Las Vegas Downtown, WB Garces after Casino Center, NB Main after Fremont, Las Vegas, and Indianapolis, IN in around 2 days 11h.

Airlines
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 Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
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 Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Sacramento, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Omaha, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Madison, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Kansas City, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Boise, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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 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 Francisco to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Los Angeles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $390
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Los Angeles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Kalamazoo via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Lansing via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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
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 Dearborn to Albion
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Kalamazoo to Albion
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albion
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Battle Creek to Albion
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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 Las Vegas to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $250
Flexible
$250 - $360
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Albion Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$35 - $55

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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 to Albion bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Albion Amtrak Station.

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Albion is 3h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 4:22 AM in San Francisco and 7:22 AM in Albion.

San Francisco to Albion train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Albion is 2318 miles. It takes approximately 35h 29m to drive from San Francisco to Albion.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Albion. 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 27 min and costs $8 - $10.

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