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

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) SFO - LAS

$106 - $323

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BART to Oakland, fly  •  7 h 41 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

$110 - $396

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  8 h 34 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

$131 - $408

BART, train to Stockton, fly  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Richmond BART Station
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Stockton San Joaquin Street Station
  3. Fly from Stockton (SCK) to Las Vegas (LAS) SCK - LAS

$158 - $408

Bus, taxi  •  16 h 30 min

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

$277 - $410

Train, bus, taxi  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Barstow Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Victorville, Ca
  4. Take the train from Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center to Needles Amtrak
  5. Take a taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City

Bus  •  19 h 2 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

Train, taxi  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Needles Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City

$338 - $614

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 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 bus and taxi which takes 16 h 30 min and costs $270 - $410.

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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 11:36 PM in San Francisco and 11:36 PM 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 38+ hotels available in Lake Havasu City. Prices start at $64 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?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Lake Havasu City hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Stockton to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Richmond BART Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
$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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Stockton San Joaquin Street 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 Transit Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
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 Victor Valley Transit Center to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice 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 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 Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $340
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Victorville, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct to G St FS Quinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vvta.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Barstow Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h
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
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from G St FS Quinn 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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