There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Elko 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  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Elko (EKO) OAK - EKO

$159 - $772

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv 8308 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Elko, Nv 1314

$57 - $143

2 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Elko Amtrak California Zephyr

$84 - $225

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Elko 510.4 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Elko, NV, USA?

Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from San Francisco to Elko 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Elko via Reno, Nv in around 11 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Elko via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Elko via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Elko Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Reno, Nv to Elko, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Elko?

The distance between San Francisco and Elko is 666 km. The road distance is 817 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Elko is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h.

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

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Elko is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $150 - $800.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Elko?

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Elko. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Elko, Nv via Reno, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 32 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from San Francisco to Elko, including transfers.