There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale by plane, bus, subway, train, night bus 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.

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Fly from San Francisco, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Phoenix (PHX) SFO - PHX
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$100 - $366

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Caltrain, bus  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Phoenix, AZ Tufesa

$56 - $142

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BART to Oakland, fly, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Phoenix (PHX) OAK - PHX
  3. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  4. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$104 - $379

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Phoenix (PHX) SJC - PHX

$100 - $381

Train to Santa Rosa, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from San Rafael to Sonoma County Airport
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Phoenix (PHX) STS - PHX

$178 - $776

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1408

$86 - $209

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, CA to Phoenix, AZ Southern CA-Arizona

$122 - $124

Night bus, bus  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6849 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1408

$87 - $210

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Scottsdale 767.5 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale is to fly and line 44 bus and line 50 bus which costs $100 - $370 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Scottsdale. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Indian School Rd & Granite Reef Rd via Los Angeles, Ca, Central Av & Jefferson St and Indian School Rd & Central Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 18 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Scottsdale is 663 miles. The road distance is 767.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 18 min and costs $85 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Scottsdale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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San Francisco to Scottsdale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Scottsdale is 1 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 6:48 AM in San Francisco and 6:48 AM in Scottsdale.

Map of how to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale.
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  • Distance: 663.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Scottsdale via Los Angeles, Ca, Phoenix, Az, Central Av & Jefferson St, Central Av & Indian School Rd, and Indian School Rd & Central Av in around 16 h 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Phoenix via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
BART
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
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
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, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
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GotoBus
Plus
$40 - $60
Platinum
$60 - $80
Ejecutivo
$70 - $100
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Diego, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Scottsdale is 767 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 27 min to drive from San Francisco to Scottsdale.

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

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There are 903+ hotels available in Scottsdale. Prices start at $56 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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