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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Omaha by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly San Francisco to Omaha  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Omaha (OMA) SFO - OMA

$158 - $510

5 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Omaha  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Omaha (OMA) OAK - OMA

$182 - $613

Fly San Francisco to Lincoln, shuttle  •  9h 27m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Lincoln (LNK) SFO - LNK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$275 - $1,071

Bus  •  39h 21m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Reno
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Omaha, NE

$184 - $437

Train  •  43h 17m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$234 - $705

Drive  •  25h 3m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Omaha 1678.2 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Omaha is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 25h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Omaha is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Omaha. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Omaha, NE via Reno, Nv and Denver, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 21m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Omaha is 1434 miles. The road distance is 1678.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Omaha without a car is to bus which takes 39h 21m and costs $180 - $440.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from San Francisco to Omaha, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Omaha bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Omaha is to fly which takes 6h 9m and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $440 and takes 39h 21m, you could also train, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 43h 17m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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San Francisco to Omaha bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Omaha.
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  • Distance: 1434.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Omaha via Reno, Reno, Nv, Denver, Co, and Denver, CO in around 39h 21m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Medford, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Indio/Palm Springs, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Redmond, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
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 Richmond Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
41h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $700
Room
$900 - $1,300
Bus operators
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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More Questions & Answers

Omaha is 2h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 1:00 AM in San Francisco and 3:00 AM in Omaha.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Omaha is 1678 miles. It takes approximately 25h 3m to drive from San Francisco to Omaha.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Omaha Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Omaha. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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