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There are 12 ways to get from San Francisco to New Jersey by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to Newark  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Newark (EWR) SFO - EWR

$157 - $510

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to New York JFK  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to New York JFK (JFK) SFO - JFK

$148 - $452

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Fly Oakland to Newark  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Newark (EWR) OAK - EWR

$231 - $913

Fly Oakland to New York JFK  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to New York JFK (JFK) OAK - JFK

$172 - $575

Fly San Francisco to Philadelphia, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia (PHL) SFO - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center

$195 - $755

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to New York JFK  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to New York JFK (JFK) SJC - JFK

$163 - $520

Fly Oakland to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Baltimore (BWI) OAK - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center

$245 - $756

Train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...

$392 - $1,014

Train via New York Penn Station  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$459 - $1,405

Bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv 6781
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Newark, Nj 1684

$297 - $762

Train  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newark Penn Station Cardinal

$434 - $1,335

Drive  •  45 h 22 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Newark 2914.7 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to New Jersey is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to New Jersey is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Salesforce Transit Center and arriving at Newark, Nj via Oakland, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3 h.

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The distance between San Francisco and New Jersey is 2569 miles. The road distance is 2914.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to New Jersey without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 21 h and costs $390 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from San Francisco to New Jersey, including transfers.

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San Francisco to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oakland, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to New Jersey is to fly which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $450 - $1,400 and takes 3 days 2 h, you could also bus, which costs $290 - $800 and takes 3 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 4 min.

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San Francisco to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Newark, Nj station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 2569.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Newark via Richmond BART Station, Richmond Transit Station, Chicago Union Station, and New York Penn Station in around 3 days 2 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Newark via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Austin
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600

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New Jersey is 3 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:14 PM in San Francisco and 1:14 AM in New Jersey.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to New Jersey is 2915 miles. It takes approximately 45 h 22 min to drive from San Francisco to New Jersey.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $60 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 $6 - $9.

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