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There are 12 ways to get from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps by plane, car, shuttle, bus, taxi, subway or train

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Fly San Francisco to Alamosa, drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Alamosa (ALS) SFO - ALS
  2. Drive from Alamosa to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

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Fly San Francisco to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Fe (SAF) SFO - SAF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Angel Fire, NM

Fly Oakland to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  11h 20m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Albuquerque (ABQ) OAK - ABQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Angel Fire, NM

Fly San Francisco to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  11h 26m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SFO - ABQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Angel Fire, NM

Fly Oakland to Alamosa, drive  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Alamosa (ALS) OAK - ALS
  2. Drive from Alamosa to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

Fly Oakland to Denver, bus, taxi  •  11h 42m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Denver (DEN) OAK - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Raton
  3. Take a taxi from Raton to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

Fly Oakland to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Santa Fe (SAF) OAK - SAF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Angel Fire, NM

BART, bus, train, taxi  •  32h 17m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Berryessa / North San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José, CA - King Rd to Chinatown Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Raton
  4. Take a taxi from Raton to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

Bus, taxi  •  33h 25m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles Union Sta
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM La
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Raton
  4. Take a taxi from Raton to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

Caltrain, train, taxi  •  37h 17m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain L1 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Raton
  4. Take a taxi from Raton to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

Train, bus, taxi  •  40h 57m

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Raton
  3. Take a taxi from Raton to Philmont Scout Ranch camps

Drive  •  20h 32m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps 1309.4 miles
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The most affordable way to get from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps is to drive, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 20h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $460 and takes 9h 22m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Philmont Scout Ranch camps is 971 miles. The road distance is 1309.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps without a car is to BART and bus and train and taxi which takes 32h 17m and costs $310 - $430.

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It takes approximately 9h 22m to get from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Alamosa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 44m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps is 1309 miles. It takes approximately 20h 32m to drive from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Alamosa Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Philmont Scout Ranch camps. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 27 min and costs $8 - $10.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps.
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  • Distance: 970.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 22m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Philmont Scout Ranch camps, NM, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Philmont Scout Ranch camps. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Alamosa, then take the drive to Philmont Scout Ranch camps. Alternatively, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Santa Fe, take the walk to Santa Fe, NM - Airport, take the shuttle to Angel Fire, NM, then take the taxi to Philmont Scout Ranch camps.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Fresno, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Boise, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Portland, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Santa Ana, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Will Rogers World, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Alamosa via Yampa Valley, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Yampa Valley, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Boise, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Arcata/Eureka, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Burbank, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Boise, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Santa Ana, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $460
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Ontario/San Bernardino, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Seattle, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Santa Barbara, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Alamosa via Portland, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Burbank, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Long Beach, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Oakland to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Burbank
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Santa Fe via Burbank, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $460
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Oakland to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Berryessa / North San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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 Los Angeles to Raton
Ave. Duration
21h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $340
Business Seat
$240 - $350
Train from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Richmond to Denver
Ave. Duration
32h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$4 - $6
One-way Adult
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Angel Fire, NM
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Angel Fire, NM
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Raton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$30 - $50
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$70 - $110
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Raton
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$50 - $75
Hoang Express
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from San José, CA - King Rd to Chinatown Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
gotobus.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 to Los Angeles Union Sta
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
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 Denver Union Station Amtrak to Raton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Raton to Philmont Scout Ranch camps
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$160 - $190

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