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There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from San Francisco  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Guadalajara (GDL) SFO - GDL

$136 - $708

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Fly from Oakland  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Guadalajara (GDL) OAK - GDL

$190 - $711

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  7 h 25 min

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

$151 - $766

Train to Sacramento, fly  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Guadalajara (GDL) SMF - GDL

$146 - $350

Train to Fresno, fly  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  2. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Guadalajara (GDL) FAT - GDL

$235 - $766

Train, bus  •  46 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Fresno to Guadalajara Portales 417 Santa Rosa / ...

$230 - $294

Bus  •  47 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Zapopan

$261 - $334

Train, bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara

$208 - $396

Drive  •  32 h 44 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) 1965.4 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) is to fly which costs $130 - $750 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) is to fly which costs $130 - $750 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL). However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Guadalajara Airport via 7th / Decatur, Huntington Park and Zapopan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 16 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Guadalajara Airport (GDL) is 1661 miles. The road distance is 1965.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) without a car is to train and bus which takes 46 h 23 min and costs $230 - $300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL), including transfers.

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San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs $130 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $340 and takes 47 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Guadalajara Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 50 min.

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San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) bus services, operated by TAP Royal International, arrive at Zapopan station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL).
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  • Distance: 1661.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Interjet and four other airlines fly from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Pacific / Florence, Huntington Park, and Zapopan in around 47 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Sacramento to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Fresno to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from Sacramento to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from Sacramento to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Fresno to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Sacramento to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
39 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
35 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$96
Primera Select
$104

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More Questions & Answers

Guadalajara Airport (GDL) is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 4:59 PM in San Francisco and 6:59 PM in Guadalajara Airport (GDL).

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL) is 1965 miles. It takes approximately 32 h 44 min to drive from San Francisco to Guadalajara Airport (GDL).

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Interjet, Volaris, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Guadalajara Airport.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Guadalajara Airport (GDL). Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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