Travel from San-Francisco to Phoenix

Bus or fly from San Francisco to Phoenix?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Phoenix via San Jose Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & 1St, and San Jose in around 18 hours 39 minutes.

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How to get from San Francisco to Phoenix

ModeDurationPrice
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Phoenix airport, tram to 44th St/Washington, then tram to Phoenix.4 h 13 min$139
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Phoenix airport, tram to 44th St/Washington, then tram to Phoenix.4 h 18 min$183
From San Francisco Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Phoenix airport, tram to 44th St/Washington, then tram to Phoenix.5 h 9 min$108
From San Francisco, CA bus to San Jose Caltrain Station, bus to Santa Clara & 1St, line 22 bus to San Jose, then bus to Phoenix, AZ.18 h 39 min$101
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Lake Merritt, walk to Oakland Jack London Square Station, train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, train to Tucson Amtrak, walk to Tucson, then bus to Phoenix, ΑΖ.27 h 14 min$310
From San Francisco drive to Phoenix.12 h 11 min$90

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Phoenix?

It takes approximately 4 hours 13 minutes to get from San Francisco to Phoenix, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Phoenix?

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Phoenix, AZ via San Jose Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & 1St and San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 hours 39 minutes.

Operators from San Francisco to Phoenix

OperatorPhoneWebsite
BARTBART
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
DeltaDelta
Valley MetroValley Metro
Valley Metro PhoenixValley Metro Phoenix
CaltrainCaltrain
Santa Clara VTASanta Clara VTA
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Tufesa016444102444Tufesa
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak