There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Newark 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 8 min

  1. SFO - EWR

$157 - $511

Cheapest option

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Newark  •  8 h 29 min

  1. SJC - EWR

$152 - $496

9 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Newark  •  7 h 23 min

  1. OAK - EWR

$221 - $864

Fly Oakland to New York JFK  •  8 h 28 min

  1. OAK - JFK

$199 - $612

Fly San Francisco to New York JFK  •  8 h 24 min

  1. SFO - JFK

$175 - $489

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to New York JFK  •  9 h 19 min

  1. SJC - JFK

$190 - $554

Train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. California Zephyr
  2. Djb149 / ...

$392 - $1,019

Train via New York Penn Station  •  3 days 2 h

  1. California Zephyr
  2. Lake Shore Limited

$444 - $1,315

Bus  •  3 days 2 h

  1. 6781
  2. 1684

$303 - $776

Train  •  3 days 9 h

  1. California Zephyr
  2. Cardinal

$434 - $1,335

Drive  •  45 h 22 min

  1. 2914.7 miles

$280 - $420

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Newark, NJ, USA?

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

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 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 Oakland to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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 38 min
When
Every day
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 Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
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 Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 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, 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 20 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
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 48 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
7 h 30 min
When
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 15 min
When
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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 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 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
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 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 Jose to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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
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 Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to New York JFK via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Jose to New York JFK via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 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
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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
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
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
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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Newark is 4115 km. The road distance is 4663 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Newark is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 7 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Newark is to fly which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $150 - $550.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Newark. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Newark, Nj via Oakland, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from San Francisco to Newark, including transfers.