There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Huntington Beach by plane, subway, 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.

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Fly San Francisco to Santa Ana  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SFO - SNA

$98 - $292

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...

$46 - $114

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BART to Oakland, fly to Santa Ana  •  4 h 53 min

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

$107 - $615

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Santa Ana  •  5 h 41 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

$73 - $257

BART to Oakland, fly to Long Beach, line 92 bus, line 1 bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Long Beach (LGB) OAK - LGB
  3. Take the line 92 bus from Woodruff & Spring Nw to Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw
  4. Take the line 1 bus from 7Th-Channel to Pacific Coast-Main

$61 - $292

Fly San Francisco to Long Beach, line 92 bus, line 1 bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Long Beach (LGB) SFO - LGB
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Woodruff & Spring Nw to Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw
  3. Take the line 1 bus from 7Th-Channel to Pacific Coast-Main

$62 - $259

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  9 h 25 min

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

$79 - $84

Train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$145 - $309

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Huntington Beach 420.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Huntington Beach is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Huntington Beach is to fly which costs $95 - $300 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Huntington Beach is 379 miles. The road distance is 420.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from San Francisco to Huntington Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Huntington Beach. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Magnolia-Adams via Magnolia-Bolsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Huntington Beach is Santa Ana (SNA) Airport which is 8.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Long Beach (LGB) (13.8 miles), Los Angeles (LAX) (30.8 miles), Burbank (BUR) (42.4 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (79.6 miles).

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San Francisco to Huntington Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Huntington Beach.
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  • Distance: 379.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Francisco to Huntington Beach hourly. Alternatively, Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from San Francisco to Huntington Beach once daily. Tickets cost $78 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
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 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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
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 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Woodruff & Spring Nw to Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Pacific Coast-Main
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Westminster, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110

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