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There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City by plane, shuttle, train, bus, taxi 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 from San Francisco, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) SFO - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ

$106 - $323

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Fly from Oakland, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Las Vegas (LAS) OAK - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ

$110 - $396

Caltrain to San Jose, fly, bus  •  8 h 50 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
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ

$131 - $411

Train to Stockton, fly, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Stockton Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Stockton (SCK) to Las Vegas (LAS) SCK - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ

$158 - $408

Train, bus, taxi  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Victorville Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Victorville Amtrak to Needles Amtrak
  4. Take a taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City

Bus, taxi  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from MR Barney Kelley & E Buena Vista St to G St FS Quinn 200
  3. Take a taxi from G St FS Quinn to Lake Havasu City

$276 - $408

Bus  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, CA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ

$112 - $170

Caltrain, train, taxi  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Needles Amtrak
  4. Take a taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City

$340 - $592

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City 601.6 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $330 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Lake Havasu City is 509 miles. The road distance is 601.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 16 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City, 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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Lake Havasu City is 1 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 3:01 AM in San Francisco and 4:01 AM in Lake Havasu City.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Lake Havasu City is 602 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City.

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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 42+ hotels available in Lake Havasu City. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City.
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  • Distance: 508.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Lake Havasu City, AZ, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Las Vegas, take the walk to Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV, then take the bus to Lake Havasu City. Alternatively, you can take the BART to Coliseum BART Station, take the BART to Oakland International Airport BART Station, take the walk to Oakland airport, fly to Las Vegas, take the walk to Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV, then take the bus to Lake Havasu City.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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
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
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
Flights from Stockton to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Stockton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Victorville Amtrak to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Aloha Airport Express
Website
azaloha.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
azaloha.com
Commuter Services Shuttle
Website
commuterservices.net
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
commuterservices.net
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 Station to Victorville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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 Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from MR Barney Kelley & E Buena Vista St to G St FS Quinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vvta.org
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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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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