There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to New York 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 Oakland to New York JFK  •  8 h

  1. OAK - JFK

$169 - $572

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to New York JFK  •  7 h 56 min

  1. SFO - JFK

$145 - $449

9 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Newark  •  8 h 1 min

  1. SFO - EWR

$160 - $519

Fly Oakland to Newark  •  8 h 16 min

  1. OAK - EWR

$224 - $872

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to New York JFK  •  8 h 55 min

  1. SJC - JFK

$160 - $514

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Newark  •  9 h 23 min

  1. SJC - EWR

$155 - $504

Fly San Francisco to Philadelphia, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. SFO - PHL

$249 - $926

Train, bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. California Zephyr
  2. Djb149 / ...

$386 - $1,008

Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. 6781
  2. 1682 / ...

$303 - $776

Train  •  3 days 2 h

  1. California Zephyr
  2. Lake Shore Limited

$414 - $1,275

Drive  •  45 h 37 min

  1. 2924.3 miles

$280 - $420

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to New York via Oakland, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv in around 3 days 1 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 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
8 h 13 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Newark via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak 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
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
Book at
gotobus.com
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
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and New York is 4129 km. The road distance is 4679 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to New York is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 8 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to New York is to fly which takes 7 h 56 min and costs $140 - $450.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to New York. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at New York, Ny via Oakland, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

It takes approximately 8 h to get from San Francisco to New York, including transfers.