There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Edmonton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Edmonton  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Edmonton (YEG) SFO - YEG

$164 - $495

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Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Edmonton  •  10h 6m

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

$145 - $362

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Fly Oakland to Edmonton  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Edmonton (YEG) OAK - YEG

$243 - $625

Fly San Francisco to Calgary, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Calgary (YYC) SFO - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton Downtown

$185 - $646

Bus  •  47h 8m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
  4. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Edmonton Downtown

$327 - $486

Bus, train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to 6th & W
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  3. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton

$334 - $537

Train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  3. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton

$371 - $586

Drive  •  28h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Edmonton 2414 km

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton is to Caltrain and fly which costs $100 - $260 and takes 10h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton is to fly which costs $110 - $350 and takes 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Edmonton Downtown via Sacramento, Ca, Vancouver, BC, Westbrook LRT Station and Calgary Downtown Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 8m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Edmonton is 1883 km. The road distance is 2414 km.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton without a car is to bus which takes 47h 8m and costs $230 - $350.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from San Francisco to Edmonton, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Edmonton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton is to fly which takes 7h 3m and costs $110 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $350 and takes 47h 8m, you could also train, which costs $260 - $420 and takes 2 days 8h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Edmonton Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Edmonton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Edmonton via Sacramento, Ca, Vancouver, Bc, Vancouver, BC, Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall, Westbrook LRT Station, Nb 1 St Sw @ 10 Av Sw, and Calgary Downtown Office in around 47h 8m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Edmonton via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Oakland to Edmonton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
caltrain.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$140 - $170
Economy
$180 - $250
EconomyPlus
$220 - $310
Business
$320 - $450
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 Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$440 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Business Seat
$280 - $400
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Edmonton Downtown
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
redarrow.ca
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
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $190
Flexible
$200 - $280
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Calgary Downtown to Edmonton Downtown
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Refundable Fare
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$40 - $60
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to 6th & W
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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San Francisco to Edmonton bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Edmonton Downtown station.

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Edmonton is 1h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 8:36 PM in San Francisco and 9:36 PM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Edmonton is 2414 km. It takes approximately 28h to drive from San Francisco to Edmonton.

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United Airlines, WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Air Canada offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $150 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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