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There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley by plane, bus, subway, train 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 Burbank, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  2. Take the bus from Metrolink Simi Valley to Royal Avenue and First Street

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Bus, train  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Burbank Station
  2. Take the train from Downtown Burbank station to Simi Valley station Ventura County Line

$40 - $57

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BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank, bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  3. Take the bus from Metrolink Simi Valley to Royal Avenue and First Street

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  6h 34m

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

$72 - $356

Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Simi Valley station

$78 - $259

Fly Oakland to Los Angeles, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Simi Valley station

$57 - $212

BART to Concord, fly to Burbank, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Concord BART Station
  2. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR
  3. Take the bus from Metrolink Simi Valley to Royal Avenue and First Street

Bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Simi Valley Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Caltrain, train  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Simi Valley Amtrak Coast Starlight

$70 - $182

Drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Simi Valley 379.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley is to bus and train which costs $40 - $60 and takes 10h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Simi Valley. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Royal Avenue and First Street via Los Angeles Union Station and Metrolink Simi Valley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 17m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Simi Valley is 318 miles. The road distance is 379.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 39m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Simi Valley bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley is to bus which takes 11h 17m and costs . Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs $65 - $190 and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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San Francisco to Simi Valley bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Simi Valley Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Simi Valley.
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  • Distance: 318 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Simi Valley via LA Downtown, Los Angeles Union Station, Simi Valley Amtrak, and Metrolink Simi Valley in around 11h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Simi Valley via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station, Simi Valley Amtrak, and Metrolink Simi Valley in around 13h 17m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Concord BART Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Simi Valley station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Burbank station to Simi Valley station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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 Simi Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Simi Valley Transit
Website
simivalley.org
Bus from Metrolink Simi Valley to Royal Avenue and First Street
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
simivalley.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Los Angeles Union Station to Simi Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Simi Valley is 379 miles. It takes approximately 6h 17m to drive from San Francisco to Simi Valley.

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United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Burbank Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Simi Valley. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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