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There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Perris by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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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Bus Flixbus USA, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station 91/Pvl

$26 - $42

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Bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Riverside, CA

$80 - $92

Bus Megabus, train  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station 91/Pvl

$46 - $66

Caltrain, train  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station

$87 - $209

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Perris 452.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino, train, line 208 bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT
  2. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center

$114 - $575

Fly San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino, train, line 208 bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SFO - ONT
  2. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center

$110 - $492

Fly San Francisco to Indio/Palm Springs, bus, line 208 bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) SFO - PSP
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs Airport Amtrak Bus Stop to Riverside Amtrak
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT
  3. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station

$110 - $400

Fly San Francisco to Santa Ana, train, line 208 bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SFO - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center

$107 - $307

BART to Oakland, fly to Santa Ana, train, line 208 bus  •  7 h 42 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 train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station
  4. Take the line 208 bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center

$116 - $630

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Perris is to bus and train which costs $26 - $45 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Perris is to fly and train and line 208 bus which costs $110 - $600 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Francisco to Perris station. However, there are services departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at Perris Downtown station via San Jose Diridon Station and L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 33 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Perris is 403 miles. The road distance is 452.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Perris without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 1 min and costs $26 - $45.

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It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to get from San Francisco to Perris, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Perris train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from San Francisco Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Perris is to bus which takes 11 h 21 min and costs $80 - $95. Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs $85 - $210 and takes 16 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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San Francisco to Perris train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Perris Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Perris.
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  • Distance: 403.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Perris via Los Angeles, CA, Chinatown Station, Union Station - Metro Gold Line, Los Angeles, CA, Riverside, CA, and Vine St Layover in around 11 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Perris via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station, Los Angeles Union Station, and L. A. Union Station station in around 16 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Francisco to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
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
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
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
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
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Riverside, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs Airport Amtrak Bus Stop to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Perris is 452 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from San Francisco to Perris.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Perris. 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 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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