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There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island by plane, subway, train or car

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Fly from San Francisco

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

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BART to San Jose, fly

  1. Take the BART from Powell Street to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Sydney (YQY)

Fly from Oakland

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

Train to Sacramento, fly

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Sydney (YQY)

Drive

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Sydney

San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (YQY) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Sydney (YQY) is around 12h 20m and covers a distance of around 5113 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 21m. Services are operated by Air Canada, United Airlines, WestJet and others. Typically 85 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

85 Weekly Planes
12h 20m Average Duration
$288 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island is to fly which costs $240 - $700 and takes 11h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island is to fly which costs $240 - $700 and takes 11h 1m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Cape Breton Island is 5052 km. The road distance is 6310.7 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 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 8h 33m and has one stopover.

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Cape Breton Island is 4h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 5:31 AM in San Francisco and 9:31 AM in Cape Breton Island.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Cape Breton Island is 6311 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14h to drive from San Francisco to Cape Breton Island.

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

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There are 17+ 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 27 min and costs $8 - $10.

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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: 11h 1m

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Sydney every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Indio/Palm Springs, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Houston, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via San Diego, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Indio/Palm Springs, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 23m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Detroit, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via St. Louis, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Portland, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 23m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Philadelphia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via San Diego, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via St. Louis, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
19h 58m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via San Diego, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 24m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Salt Lake City, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell Street to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70

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