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There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island by plane, subway or car

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Fly from San Francisco  •  13h 1m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (YQY) SFO - YQY

$373 - $890

3 alternative options

Fly from Oakland  •  13h 5m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Sydney (YQY) OAK - YQY

$512 - $1,349

BART to San Jose, fly  •  15h 2m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Sydney (YQY) SJC - YQY

$381 - $950

Drive  •  2 days 14h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Sydney 6347.5 km

$700 - $1,100

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island is to fly which costs $280 - $700 and takes 13h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island is to fly which costs $280 - $700 and takes 13h 1m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Cape Breton Island is 5052 km. The road distance is 6347.5 km.

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It takes approximately 13h 1m to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 50m and has one stopover.

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Cape Breton Island is 4h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 7:06 AM in San Francisco and 11:06 AM in Cape Breton Island.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Cape Breton Island is 6347 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14h to drive from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island.

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Delta, United Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Cape Breton Island. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island.
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  • Distance: 5051.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 1m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and five other airlines fly from San Francisco to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
16h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Nashville, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Salt Lake City, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Houston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Salt Lake City, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Calgary, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Salt Lake City, Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 44m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 54m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 59m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
16h 9m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 54m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
bart.gov

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