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There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces by plane, bus, subway, car or train

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Fly San Francisco to El Paso, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to El Paso (ELP) SFO - ELP
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$134 - $392

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BART to San Jose, fly to El Paso, bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the BART from Powell Street to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to El Paso (ELP) SJC - ELP
  3. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$81 - $404

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Fly Oakland to El Paso, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to El Paso (ELP) OAK - ELP
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$162 - $473

Fly San Francisco to Silver City, drive  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Silver City (SVC) SFO - SVC
  2. Drive from Silver City to Las Cruces

$112 - $374

BART, bus via Los Angeles  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Berryessa / North San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM La

$106 - $153

Bus  •  25h 57m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM La

$108 - $152

BART, bus  •  29h 27m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Berryessa / North San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Tijuana International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana Airport to El Paso
  4. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transit Terminal

$207 - $469

Caltrain, train, bus  •  30h 43m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Deming Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Deming, NM to Las Cruces, NM La

$169 - $242

Drive  •  18h 8m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Las Cruces 1143.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces is to BART and bus via Los Angeles which costs $100 - $160 and takes 23h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces is to fly and drive which takes 7h 37m and costs $110 - $380.

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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 7th / Decatur and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 57m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Las Cruces is 966 miles. The road distance is 1143.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces without a car is to BART and bus via Los Angeles which takes 23h 40m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from San Francisco to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Las Cruces bus services, operated by Greyhound 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 4h 23m 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 1h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 2:46 PM in San Francisco and 3:46 PM in Las Cruces.

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  • Distance: 965.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 7m

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 Los Angeles, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Wall, and Los Angeles in around 25h 57m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Advanced Air, LLC
Website
advancedaircharters.com
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Phoenix, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Salt Lake City, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Las Vegas, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Denver, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Salt Lake City, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Los Angeles, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via San Diego, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from San Francisco to Silver City via Portland, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell Street to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Berryessa / North San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
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 to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Los Angeles to Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Deming, NM to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San José, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
xedohoang.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 to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
GotoBus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
800 890 6821
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Airport to El Paso
Ave. Duration
10h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Las Cruces is 1144 miles. It takes approximately 18h 8m to drive from San Francisco to Las Cruces.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to El Paso Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Las Cruces. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 26 min and costs $8 - $10.

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