There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Arcadia by bus, train, car, subway, plane or tram

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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Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$71 - $73

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Caltrain, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA

$42 - $59

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...

$44 - $107

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$74 - $207

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Arcadia 392.1 miles

$35 - $60

BART to Oakland, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to El Monte Station W
  4. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Santa Anita / Huntington

$109 - $571

Fly San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SFO - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to El Monte Station W
  3. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Santa Anita / Huntington

$105 - $488

BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank, tram  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  3. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Arcadia Station

$112 - $440

Fly San Francisco to Burbank, tram  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Arcadia Station

$78 - $467

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, tram  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Arcadia Station

$73 - $322

BART to Concord, fly to Burbank, tram  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Concord BART Station
  2. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR
  3. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Arcadia Station

$43 - $257

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Arcadia is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Arcadia is to BART and fly and bus which costs $100 - $600 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Arcadia. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Huntington / Santa Clara via Alameda / College and Cesar E Chavez / Alameda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Arcadia is 353 miles. The road distance is 392.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Arcadia without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 7 min and costs $70 - $73.

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It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to get from San Francisco to Arcadia, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Arcadia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Arcadia is to bus which takes 9 h 7 min and costs $70 - $73. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $210 and takes 15 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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San Francisco to Arcadia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Arcadia.
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  • Distance: 353 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 7 min

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

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from San Francisco to Arcadia once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Arcadia once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Concord BART Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.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, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to El Monte Station W
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Santa Anita / Huntington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Arcadia is 392 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to drive from San Francisco to Arcadia.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 732+ hotels available in Arcadia. Prices start at $98 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 $6 - $9.

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