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

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Fly San Francisco to Redmond  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redmond (RDM) SFO - RDM

$96 - $416

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Bus via Reno  •  14h 31m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Downtown Reno
  2. Take the bus from Reno NV to Chemult OR Pdx
  3. Take the bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station

$75 - $172

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Fly Oakland to Redmond  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Redmond (RDM) OAK - RDM

$94 - $587

BART to San Jose, fly to Redmond  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the BART from Powell Street to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Redmond (RDM) SJC - RDM

$112 - $590

Fly San Francisco to Eugene, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Eugene (EUG) SFO - EUG
  2. Take the bus from Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform to Hawthorne Station Bend

$184 - $440

Fly San Francisco to Portland, bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX) SFO - PDX
  2. Take the bus from Portland International Airport to Hawthorne Station, Bend

$113 - $250

Train, bus  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Chemult Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station HighDesert POINT / ...

$81 - $124

Bus  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Eugene, Or
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Eugene-Springfield, Springfield, OR, USA to Hawthorne Station Bend

$108 - $150

Drive  •  9h 15m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Bend 494.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Bend is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Bend is to fly which costs $95 - $420 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Bend station. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Bend Hawthorne Station via Reno NV and Chemult Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 31m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Bend is 440 miles. The road distance is 494.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Bend without a car is to bus via Reno which takes 14h 31m and costs $75 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from San Francisco to Bend, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Bend is to fly which takes 4h 39m and costs $95 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus via Reno, which costs $75 - $180 and takes 14h 31m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Redmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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San Francisco to Bend bus services, operated by Oregon Point, arrive at Bend Hawthorne Station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Bend.
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  • Distance: 440.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Francisco to Bend every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Bend via Downtown Reno, Reno NV, Chemult OR, and Chemult Amtrak Station in around 14h 31m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Redmond via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from San Francisco to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Redmond via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell Street to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Pacific Crest Buslines Bend
Phone
+1 541-923-1732 / 541-344-6265
Website
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform to Hawthorne Station Bend
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Greyhound Eugene-Springfield, Springfield, OR, USA to Hawthorne Station Bend
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Eugene Amtrak, OR to Bend, OR
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Central Oregon Breeze
Website
cobreeze.com
Bus from Portland International Airport to Hawthorne Station, Bend
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
cobreeze.com
Economy
$45 - $55
Premium
$55 - $70
Walk On
$55 - $70
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Downtown Reno
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
PDX
Website
rnopdx.com
Bus from Reno NV to Chemult OR
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
rnopdx.com
60 Days in Advance
$49
Regular
$115 - $121
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
oregon-point.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chemult Amtrak to Bend Hawthorne Intermodal Center
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Eugene, Or
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Bend is 494 miles. It takes approximately 9h 15m to drive from San Francisco to Bend.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Redmond Airport.

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There are 1791+ hotels available in Bend. 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 30 min and costs $8 - $10.

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