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There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco to Miami by plane, subway, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly San Francisco to Miami  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Miami (MIA) SFO - MIA

$103 - $410

Cheapest option

Fly Oakland to Miami  •  10h 10m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Miami (MIA) OAK - MIA

$101 - $611

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Fly San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) SFO - FLL

$110 - $407

Fly Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) OAK - FLL

$103 - $348

BART to San Jose, fly to Miami  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the BART from Powell Street to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Miami (MIA) SJC - MIA

$140 - $812

BART to San Jose, fly to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the BART from Powell Street to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) SJC - FLL

$142 - $229

Bus  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to El Monte, CA
  2. Take the bus from El Monte to Chandler, AZ
  3. Take the bus from Mesa to Dallas
  4. Take the bus from Dallas to Atlanta
  5. Take the bus from Atlanta to Miami

$354 - $510

Night bus, train, bus  •  3 days 5h

  1. Take the night bus from San Francisco to Santa Monica
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Lafayette Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette to Tallahassee
  4. Take the bus from Tallahassee Downtown to Miami Airport

$350 - $557

Train  •  4 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station

$420 - $614

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Miami 3127.6 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to BART and fly which costs $140 - $230 and takes 11h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which takes 8h 25m and costs $100 - $410.

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No, there is no direct train from San Francisco to Miami. However, there are services departing from Civic Center / UN Plaza and arriving at Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound via Richmond, Chicago Union Station, ROCKVILLE station, Washington Union Station and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 0h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Miami is 2606 miles. The road distance is 3127.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Miami without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 3h and costs $350 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from San Francisco to Miami, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Richmond station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which takes 8h 25m and costs $100 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $350 - $550 and takes 3 days 3h, you could also train, which costs $420 - $650 and takes 4 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 25m.

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Miami is 3h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 2:39 PM in San Francisco and 5:39 PM in Miami.

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  • Distance: 2605.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Miami hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Miami via El Monte, Chandler, AZ, Mesa, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami, and Airport Station in around 3 days 3h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Nashville
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Dallas
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Nashville
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Portland
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $390
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $390
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Miami via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
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
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Lafayette Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
41h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Premium
$460 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
Train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Premium
$370 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $380
Business Seat
$270 - $390
Bus operators
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to El Monte, CA
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Bus from El Monte to Chandler, AZ
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Mesa to Dallas
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $150
Flexible
$150 - $220
Bus from Dallas to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Atlanta to Miami
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Bus from Lafayette to Tallahassee
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$85 - $130
Cabin
Email
help@ridecabin.com
Website
ridecabin.com
Night bus from San Francisco to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ridecabin.com
Book at
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Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tallahassee Downtown to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Book at
redcoachusa.com
Web
$40 - $85
Standard
$45 - $90
Flexible
$60 - $120

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San Francisco to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Miami Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Miami is 3128 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 1h to drive from San Francisco to Miami.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Miami Airport.

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There are 5493+ hotels available in Miami. 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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