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There are 10 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 San Francisco to Phoenix, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 49 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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Train, bus  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Phoenix Airport FlixBus

$90 - $236

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BART to Oakland, fly to Phoenix, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 58 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 to Phoenix  •  6 h 6 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 - $384

Train to Santa Rosa, fly to Phoenix  •  7 h 20 min

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

$179 - $778

BART to Oakland, fly to Phoenix esa Gateway, line 40 bus, train, line 72 bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Phoenix esa Gateway (AZA) OAK - AZA
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Superstition Springs TC to Main St & Mesa Dr
  4. Take the train from Mesa Dr/Main St to Veterans Way/College Ave
  5. Take the line 72 bus from Tempe TC to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$128 - $425

Bus  •  15 h 54 min

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

$116 - $120

Caltrain, bus  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Phoenix

$103 - $162

Bus, night bus  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv 6781
  2. Take the night bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Phoenix, Az 6361

$117 - $280

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 49 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 Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd via El Monte, 44th St & Cofco Center St and Camelback Rd & 44th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 54 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 15 h 54 min and costs $115 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Scottsdale bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, 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 45 min.

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San Francisco to Scottsdale bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, arrive at Phoenix, AZ station.

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Scottsdale is 1 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 9:45 PM in San Francisco and 10:45 PM in Scottsdale.

Map of how to get from San Francisco to Scottsdale.
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  • Distance: 663.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 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 El Monte, Phoenix, AZ, 44th St & Cofco Center St, 44th St & Camelback Rd, and Camelback Rd & 44th St in around 15 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
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
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
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
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Train from Mesa Dr/Main St to Veterans Way/College Ave
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
22 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Superstition Springs TC to Main St & Mesa Dr
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Tempe TC to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to El Monte, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Bus from El Monte to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
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GotoBus
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Night bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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More Questions & Answers

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

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There are 933+ hotels available in Scottsdale. Prices start at $61 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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