There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park by plane, taxi, train, bus 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, taxi  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kalispell (FCA) SFO - FCA
  2. Take a taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park

$246 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  47 h 46 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 Pincher Creek, AB
  4. Drive from Pincher Creek, AB to Glacier National Park

$175 - $436

2 alternative options

Train  •  35 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to West Glacier Amtrak Empire Builder

$243 - $614

Drive  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Glacier National Park 1292.1 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Glacier National Park, MT, USA?

You can take a train from San Francisco to Glacier National Park via Lake Merritt, Oakland Jack London Square Station, Portland Union Station Amtrak, and West Glacier Amtrak in around 35 h 17 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
17 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$60 - $90
Online Fare
$85 - $120
Standard Fare
$100 - $160
Refundable
$110 - $170
Other operators
Taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Glacier Taxi
Phone
+1 406-250-3603
Website
glaciertaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Glacier National Park is 1398 km. The road distance is 2067 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $240 - $420.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park, including transfers.