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There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to La Paz by plane, bus, train 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 San Jose Cabo, bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SFO - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$3500 - $12714

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Bus via Anaheim  •  38h 27m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Anaheim, CA
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim to San Diego
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to La Paz

$2789 - $4656

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Fly Oakland to San Jose Cabo, bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) OAK - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$3358 - $18746

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to San Jose Cabo, bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SJC - SJD
  3. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$3199 - $18859

Fly Oakland to La Paz  •  12h 31m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to La Paz (LAP) OAK - LAP

$4989 - $16215

Bus  •  37h 50m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to La Paz

$2917 - $4185

Caltrain, bus  •  41h 19m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Tijuana
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to La Paz

$3319 - $4809

Train, bus  •  43h 42m

  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 La Paz

$3699 - $7917

Drive  •  30h 39m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to La Paz 1448.1 miles

$3700 - $5500

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to La Paz is to bus which costs $150 - $220 and takes 37h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to La Paz is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $700 and takes 9h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to La Paz. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at La Paz via Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 50m.

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The distance between San Francisco and La Paz is 1189 miles. The road distance is 1448.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 37h 50m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from San Francisco to La Paz, including transfers.

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San Francisco to La Paz 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 La Paz is to fly which takes 12h 31m and costs $250 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $220 and takes 37h 50m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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San Francisco to La Paz bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at La Paz station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 1188.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 55m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and La Paz, Mexico?

Volaris and Aeroméxico fly from San Francisco to La Paz twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to La Paz via Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 37h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3400 - $13000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$3400 - $13000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$4500 - $16000
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4200 - $16000
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$4200 - $16000
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$4200 - $16000
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$4200 - $16000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$3700 - $15000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$3700 - $15000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$3700 - $15000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $23000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$3100 - $23000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $23000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$3100 - $23000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3000 - $42000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3000 - $42000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3000 - $42000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3500 - $30000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3500 - $30000
Flights from Oakland to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3100 - $40000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $41000
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3400 - $44000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2700 - $48000
Flights from Oakland to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4800 - $16000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3400 - $44000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2700 - $48000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oakland to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4800 - $16000
Flights from Oakland to La Paz via Leon/Guanajuato, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13h 54m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$4800 - $16000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3700 - $44000
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $220
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1300 - $3800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$1300 - $2100
Flexi Coach Seat
$2400 - $3500
Business Coach Seat
$2600 - $3800
Room
$6000 - $8500
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$600 - $1500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$600 - $950
Flexi Coach Seat
$1100 - $1600
Business Coach Seat
$1000 - $1500
Room
$3300 - $4600
Bus operators
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Schedules at
ecobajatours.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.

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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
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$800 - $1200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$800 - $1200
Flexible
$1400 - $2000
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$380 - $550
Flexible
$750 - $1100
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$800 - $1200
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Anaheim to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$750 - $1100
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ABC
Phone
+52 664 104 7400 / +52 800 025 0222
Email
autobusesdelabajacalifornia@abc.com.mx
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1700 - $2500
Schedules at
abc.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $500
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1400 - $2000
Book at
GotoBus

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to La Paz is 1448 miles. It takes approximately 30h 39m to drive from San Francisco to La Paz.

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United Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in La Paz. Prices start at $736 MXN per night.

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

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