There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Omaha by plane, shuttle, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to Omaha  •  6 h 16 min

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

$158 - $510

5 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Omaha  •  7 h 37 min

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

$182 - $613

Fly San Francisco to Lincoln, shuttle  •  9 h 7 min

  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  •  41 h 7 min

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

$202 - $483

Train  •  43 h 17 min

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

$234 - $705

Drive  •  25 h 3 min

  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 25 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Omaha is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Omaha. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Omaha, NE via Reno, Nv and Denver, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 7 min.

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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 41 h 7 min and costs $200 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from San Francisco to Omaha, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Omaha 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 Omaha is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $490 and takes 41 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 43 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 32 min.

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San Francisco to Omaha bus services, operated by Express Arrow, 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: 6 h 16 min

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

United Airlines, Frontier 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, Nv, Denver, Co, and Denver, CO in around 41 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
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
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Omaha via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 h 37 min
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.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 San Francisco, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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