How to get from San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Coast Starlight
  2. Klamath Falls | Crater Lake / ...

$83 - $219

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. 417.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Redmond, bus, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. SFO - RDM

$285 - $535

Fly to Medford, bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 53 min

  1. SFO - MFR

$178 - $460

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Crater Lake National Park, OR, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park. However, you can take the BART to MacArthur, take the walk to MacArthur BART Station, take the bus to Shellmound at Public Market, take the walk to Emeryville Amtrak, take the train to Klamath Falls Amtrak, take the bus to The Community House, then take the walk to Crater Lake National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Medford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Klamath Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Klamath Shuttle
Website
klamathshuttle.com
Bus from Klamath Falls Amtrak to The Community House
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
klamathshuttle.com
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Klamath Falls, OR to Crater Lake, OR
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Running Y Ranch to Crater Lake, OR
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Oregon Intercity Transit
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Redmond Airport to Chemult Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
oregon-point.com
Bus from Medford Airport to Running Y
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
oregon-point.com
South West Point
Website
southwest-point.com
Bus from Medford Airport to Running Y Ranch
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
southwest-point.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chemult Amtrak Station to Crater Lake National Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Crater Lake National Park is 572 km. The road distance is 668 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park is to fly and bus and taxi which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $280 - $550.

It takes approximately 14 h 12 min to get from San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park, including transfers.