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

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Fly San Francisco to Miami  •  7h 25m

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

$101 - $297

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Fly Oakland to Miami  •  8h 58m

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

$153 - $464

Fly San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale  •  8h 44m

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

$141 - $423

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Miami  •  10h 27m

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

$154 - $619

Fly Oakland to Fort Lauderdale  •  10h 17m

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

$138 - $490

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) SJC - FLL

$149 - $455

Bus  •  3 days 5h

  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 North, Fl

$337 - $479

Night bus, train, bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the night bus from San Francisco to Downtown Burbank
  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

$292 - $424

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

$407 - $588

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Miami 3127.9 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which costs $100 - $300 and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which costs $100 - $300 and takes 7h 25m.

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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 1 Av & Nw 1 St via Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx, Houston, Tx and Golden Glades. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 5h.

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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 Amtrak, Chicago Union 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 3127.9 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 5h and costs $330 - $480.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m 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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San Francisco to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Richmond Amtrak station.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two 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 North, Fl, and Golden Glades in around 3 days 5h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Austin
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Miami via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Miami via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
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 Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$550 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Seat
$250 - $350
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 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $290
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Bus from Houston, Tx to Miami North, Fl
Ave. Duration
30h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $170
Flexible
$180 - $260
Bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from San Francisco to Downtown Burbank
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Miami is to fly which takes 7h 25m and costs $100 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $330 - $480 and takes 3 days 5h, you could also train, which costs $400 - $600 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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San Francisco to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Miami North, Fl station.

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Miami is 3h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 8:54 PM in San Francisco and 11:54 PM in Miami.

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

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There are 2053+ 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 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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