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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from San Francisco, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to El Paso (ELP) SFO - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$141 - $613

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Bus  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM

$65 - $118

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Fly from Oakland, bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to El Paso (ELP) OAK - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$225 - $366

Caltrain to San Jose, fly, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to El Paso (ELP) SJC - ELP
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$176 - $771

Bus via San Francisco  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles Oakland-LA
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM

$80 - $136

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$122 - $306

Caltrain, train, bus  •  31 h 3 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 Deming Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Deming to Las Cruces, Nm

$229 - $560

Drive  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Las Cruces 1145.3 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces is to bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 21 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces is to Caltrain and fly and bus which costs $170 - $800 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Las Cruces. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Las Cruces, NM via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Las Cruces is 966 miles. The road distance is 1145.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 25 min and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Las Cruces bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to El Paso Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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San Francisco to Las Cruces bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Las Cruces, NM station.

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Las Cruces is 1 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 3:06 AM in San Francisco and 4:06 AM in Las Cruces.

Map of how to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces.
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  • Distance: 965.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Las Cruces, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Las Cruces via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, 6th / Los Angeles, and Los Angeles in around 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from San Jose to El Paso
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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 Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
boltbus.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 San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Bus from Deming, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Deming to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Las Cruces is 1145 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 12 min to drive from San Francisco to Las Cruces.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to El Paso Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Las Cruces. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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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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