There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly from San Francisco, taxi  •  6 h 56 min

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

$246 - $418

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Bus, drive  •  2 days 1 h

  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 - $426

3 alternative options

Fly from Oakland, taxi  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Kalispell (FCA) OAK - FCA
  2. Take a taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park

$250 - $531

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

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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.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park is to fly and taxi which costs $250 - $550 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Glacier National Park is 873 miles. The road distance is 1292.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park without a car is to train which takes 35 h 17 min and costs $240 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from San Francisco to Glacier National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Kalispell Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Glacier National Park is 1 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 2:38 PM in San Francisco and 3:38 PM in Glacier National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Glacier National Park is 1292 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 51 min to drive from San Francisco to Glacier National Park.

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  • Distance: 873.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

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
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Oakland to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
Twice 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
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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
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
19 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$60 - $90
Online Fare
$80 - $120
Standard Fare
$100 - $150
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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