There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Maryland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Reagan Washington  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SFO - DCA

$170 - $566

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Fly San Francisco to Baltimore  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Baltimore (BWI) SFO - BWI

$189 - $484

Fly Oakland to Baltimore  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Baltimore (BWI) OAK - BWI

$173 - $567

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Baltimore  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Baltimore (BWI) SJC - BWI

$184 - $519

Fly San Francisco to Washington Dulles  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SFO - IAD

$188 - $519

Fly San Francisco to Philadelphia, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia (PHL) SFO - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Baltimore Penn Station

$249 - $930

Train, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md 1632 / ...

$368 - $1,098

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md

$308 - $816

Train via Washington Union Station  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station

$449 - $1,375

Train  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station Cardinal

$415 - $1,280

Drive  •  44 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Baltimore 2834.3 miles

$270 - $410

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Maryland. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at PACA ST & BALTIMORE nb via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Harrisburg, Pa and HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Maryland is 2445 miles. The road distance is 2834.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Maryland without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 23 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from San Francisco to Maryland, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Maryland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oakland, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Maryland is to fly which takes 7 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 0 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 3 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 10 min.

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San Francisco to Maryland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Maryland is 3 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:40 AM in San Francisco and 1:40 PM in Maryland.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Maryland is 2834 miles. It takes approximately 44 h 4 min to drive from San Francisco to Maryland.

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  • Distance: 2445.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Maryland, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and four other airlines fly from San Francisco to Silver Spring hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Baltimore via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Harrisburg, Pa, Baltimore Downtown, Md, and HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $360
Flexible
$430 - $600
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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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 .

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