There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Newport Beach by plane, bus, subway, train 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.

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Fly San Francisco to Santa Ana, line 47 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SFO - SNA
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fairview-Arlington to Hospital-Superior

$100 - $299

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Caltrain, bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Anaheim, CA

$44 - $76

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BART to Oakland, fly to Santa Ana, line 47 bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Santa Ana (SNA) OAK - SNA
  3. Take the line 47 bus from Fairview-Arlington to Hospital-Superior

$109 - $622

Fly Oakland to Long Beach, line 1 bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Long Beach (LGB) OAK - LGB
  2. Take the line 1 bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves

$61 - $292

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Santa Ana  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA

$75 - $264

Fly San Francisco to Long Beach, line 1 bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Long Beach (LGB) SFO - LGB
  2. Take the line 1 bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves

$62 - $259

BART to Oakland, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, line 1 bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to El Monte Station W
  4. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Channel / 7th
  5. Take the line 1 bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves

$111 - $578

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Westminster, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$81 - $91

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9489 / ...

$56 - $137

Train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$135 - $299

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Newport Beach 425.3 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Newport Beach. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Hospital-Placentia via Bolsa-Magnolia and 1St-Centennial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Newport Beach is 384 miles. The road distance is 425.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Newport Beach without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from San Francisco to Newport Beach, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Newport Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Newport Beach is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Ana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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San Francisco to Newport Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Newport Beach is 425 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from San Francisco to Newport Beach.

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

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Newport Beach.
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  • Distance: 384.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Newport Beach, CA, USA?

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from San Francisco to Newport Beach once daily. Tickets cost $78 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Newport Beach via Lake Merritt BART Station, Oakland Jack London Square Station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak in around 15 h 39 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
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
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Arlington to Hospital-Superior
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to El Monte Station W
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Channel / 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Westminster, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
xedohoang.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 San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22

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There are 632+ hotels available in Newport Beach. Prices start at $80 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 .

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