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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Hoover Dam by train, plane, subway, 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.

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) SFO - LAS

$206 - $439

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv 6781
  2. Take the bus from Carson @ 4th to Utah @ Northridge Hdx

$119 - $229

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BART to Oakland, fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Las Vegas (LAS) OAK - LAS

$210 - $511

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Las Vegas (LAS) SJC - LAS

$231 - $526

Train, bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
  3. Take the bus from Carson @ 4th to Adams @ Utah Hdx

Drive  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Hoover Dam 586.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Hoover Dam is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Hoover Dam is to BART and fly which costs $210 - $550 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Hoover Dam is 444 miles. The road distance is 586.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Hoover Dam without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from San Francisco to Hoover Dam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Hoover Dam is 587 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 53 min to drive from San Francisco to Hoover Dam.

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Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Hoover Dam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Hoover Dam.
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  • Distance: 443.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Hoover Dam via Thomas L Berkley Way, Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Bonanza @ Bruce, Las Vegas @ Carson, Carson @ 4th, and Utah @ Northridge in around 17 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$250 - $340
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
RTC Southern Nevada
Phone
+1 702-228-7433
Website
rtcsnv.com
Bus from Carson @ 4th to Adams @ Utah
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rtcsnv.com
Bus from Carson @ 4th to Utah @ Northridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rtcsnv.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 Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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