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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Montclair by plane, subway, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from San Francisco  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SFO - ONT

$65 - $202

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Bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center Silver Streak / ...

$45 - $68

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BART to Oakland, fly  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT

$98 - $324

BART to San Jose, fly  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT

$132 - $324

Bus via San Francisco  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles Union Sta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center Silver Streak / ...

$48 - $69

Caltrain, train, bus  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center 699

$68 - $100

Night bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from San Francisco to Montclair N2002

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Montclair 414.6 miles

$40 - $60

San Francisco to Montclair by night bus

The night bus journey time between San Francisco and Montclair is around 8h 50m and covers a distance of around 428 miles. The fastest night bus normally takes 8h 50m. Services are operated by FlixBus-us. Typically six night buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Night bus route overview

Average night bus time:
8h 50m
Fastest night bus time:
8h 50m
Night bus distance:
428 miles
Night buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
85 kg CO2

First and last night buses

First night bus departs at:
22:50
Last night bus departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Francisco to Montclair night bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Montclair is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Montclair is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from San Francisco to Montclair is to fly which takes 3h 26m and costs $65 - $210.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from San Francisco and arriving at Montclair. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Montclair is 370 miles. The road distance is 414.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Montclair without a car is to bus which takes 10h 2m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from San Francisco to Montclair, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Montclair bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, depart from San Francisco, CA station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Montclair is to fly which takes 3h 26m and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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San Francisco to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 369.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from San Francisco to Montclair 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Montclair via Los Angeles, CA, Broadway & Gin Ling Way, Alameda St & Main St, Union Station, and Montclair Transit Center in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
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 San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 to Los Angeles Union Sta
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from San Francisco to Montclair
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Montclair is 415 miles. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from San Francisco to Montclair.

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Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Montclair. 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 $8 - $10.

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