There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Miami by plane, bus, train 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 San Francisco to Miami  •  7 h 25 min

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

$195 - $427

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Fly San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) SFO - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$181 - $408

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Fly Oakland to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) OAK - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$205 - $451

Fly San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) SFO - PBI
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami

$225 - $1,057

Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl

$299 - $784

Bus, train  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl

$362 - $1,022

Train  •  4 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 Miami Amtrak

$547 - $1,668

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Miami 3099.9 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Miami. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Nw 2 Av & Nw 2 St via Los Angeles, Ca, San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx and Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Miami is 2606 miles. The road distance is 3099.9 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 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from San Francisco to Miami, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which takes 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 1 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 4 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 26 min.

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San Francisco to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Miami, Fl station.

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Miami is 3 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:29 PM in San Francisco and 1:29 AM in Miami.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Miami is 3100 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 1 h to drive from San Francisco to Miami.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Miami.
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  • Distance: 2605.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from San Francisco to Miami every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Miami via Los Angeles, Ca, San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, Miami, Fl, and Airport Station in around 3 days 1 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
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 Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
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gotobus.com
Bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.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, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
31 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220

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

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There are 1757+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $78 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 .

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