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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Miami by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Miami  •  7h 16m

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

$149 - $381

6 alternative options

Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  9h 2m

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

$158 - $375

Fly to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  11h 17m

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

$192 - $1,029

Bus  •  3 days 6h

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

$313 - $814

Bus, train  •  3 days 7h

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

$342 - $998

Train  •  4 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak 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 Station

$547 - $1,658

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Miami 3099.9 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which costs $150 - $380 and takes 9h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which costs $140 - $390 and takes 7h 16m.

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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, Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx and Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6h.

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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 6h and costs $310 - $850.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m 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 7h 16m and costs $140 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $310 - $850 and takes 3 days 6h, you could also train, which costs $500 - $1,700 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 17m.

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

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Miami.
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  • Distance: 2605.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from San Francisco to Miami hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Miami via Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx, Miami, Fl, and Airport Station in around 3 days 6h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
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 Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
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
17h 25m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$600 - $850
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 San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
31h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Miami is 3h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 9:52 PM in San Francisco and 12:52 AM in Miami.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Miami is 3100 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 1551+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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