There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Oakland  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Nashville (BNA) OAK - BNA

$200 - $561

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Fly from San Francisco  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Nashville (BNA) SFO - BNA

$186 - $418

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn

$266 - $649

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Nashville, TN

$343 - $975

Drive  •  36 h 28 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) 2320.8 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA). However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Nashville International Airport via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, St Louis, Mo, Broadway & 10Th Ave Eb and Music City Central 4Th - Bay 13. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Nashville Airport (BNA) is 1977 miles. The road distance is 2320.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA), including transfers.

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San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oakland, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) is to fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 10 min.

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San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Nashville Airport (BNA) is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:53 PM in San Francisco and 12:53 AM in Nashville Airport (BNA).

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) is 2321 miles. It takes approximately 36 h 28 min to drive from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA).

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  • Distance: 1976.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Nashville Airport (BNA), USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Nashville Airport (BNA) via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, St Louis, Mo, Nashville, Tn, Broadway & 10Th Ave Eb, Temporary Bay 9, and Music City Central 4Th - Bay 13 in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Nashville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Nashville via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Nashville via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Nashville via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
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 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
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 Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
33 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $380
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Nashville Airport.

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