There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Edmonton by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Edmonton  •  6 h 36 min

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

$143 - $445

5 alternative options

Fly to Red Deer, bus  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Red Deer (YQF) SFO - YQF
  2. Take the bus from Red Deer - Radisson to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$271 - $383

Bus  •  47 h 38 min

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

$198 - $452

Bus, train  •  2 days 6 h

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

$199 - $607

Train  •  2 days 7 h

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

$261 - $776

Drive  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Edmonton 1507.2 miles

$200 - $290

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

Air Canada, WestJet 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, Coquitlam, Bc, Coquitlam, BC, Calgary, AB, Eb 9 Av Sw @ 16 St Sw, Nb 1 St Sw@ 8 Av Sw, and Calgary Downtown Office in around 47 h 38 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Red Deer via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Red Deer via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Red Deer via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Red Deer via Denver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$170 - $230
Economy Plus
$230 - $320
Business
$240 - $340
Business Plus/Sleeper
$440 - $650
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Red Deer - Radisson to Edmonton - Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Edmonton - Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
redarrow.ca
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Edmonton?

The distance between San Francisco and Edmonton is 1883 km. The road distance is 2412 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton is to fly which costs $140 - $450 and takes 6 h 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Edmonton is to fly which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $140 - $450.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Edmonton?

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 Office via Sacramento, Ca, Coquitlam, BC, Eb 9 Av Sw @ 16 St Sw and Calgary Downtown Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Edmonton?

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from San Francisco to Edmonton, including transfers.