There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Baltimore by plane, train, bus 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 Oakland to Baltimore  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Baltimore (BWI) OAK - BWI

$172 - $563

10 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Baltimore  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Baltimore (BWI) SFO - BWI

$188 - $480

Fly San Francisco to Reagan Washington, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SFO - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$225 - $725

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Baltimore  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Baltimore (BWI) SJC - BWI

$183 - $515

Fly San Francisco to Washington Dulles, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SFO - IAD
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$190 - $690

Fly San Francisco to Philadelphia, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia (PHL) SFO - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$248 - $925

Train, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md 1632 / ...

$366 - $1,088

Bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md

$307 - $811

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$449 - $1,375

Train  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Cardinal

$414 - $1,275

Drive  •  44 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Baltimore 2834.3 miles

$270 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Baltimore is to fly which costs $180 - $480 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Baltimore is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Baltimore is 2466 miles. The road distance is 2834.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from San Francisco to Baltimore, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Baltimore. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Baltimore Downtown, Md via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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

Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Francisco to Baltimore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Baltimore via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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 Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $360
Flexible
$430 - $600
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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