There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Fullerton by plane, bus, subway, 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 Oakland to Long Beach, line 30 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Long Beach (LGB) OAK - LGB
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland

$61 - $292

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Anaheim, CA

$38 - $87

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Fly San Francisco to Long Beach, line 30 bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Long Beach (LGB) SFO - LGB
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland

$62 - $259

BART to Oakland, fly to Santa Ana, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Santa Ana (SNA) OAK - SNA
  3. Take the train from Tustin station to Fullerton station

$112 - $623

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Santa Ana  •  6 h 23 min

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

$78 - $265

BART to Oakland, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  4. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center

$129 - $608

BART to Concord, fly to Burbank, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Concord
  2. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station

$47 - $264

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$71 - $73

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, CA, W Oakland BART to Los Angeles, CA, LA Downtown 2001

$53 - $103

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$94 - $244

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Fullerton 409.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Fullerton is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Fullerton is to fly and line 30 bus which costs $60 - $260 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Fullerton is 371 miles. The road distance is 409.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from San Francisco to Fullerton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Fullerton. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center via Alameda / College and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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San Francisco to Fullerton bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, depart from San Francisco, CA station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Fullerton.
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  • Distance: 371.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from San Francisco to Fullerton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Fullerton once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Concord
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oakland, CA, W Oakland BART to Los Angeles, CA, LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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