There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Sorrento 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.

Recommended option

Fly from San Francisco, line 235 bus, line 237 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Miramar College Transit Station
  3. Take the line 237 bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl

$82 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to La Jolla FlixBus

$21 - $34

5 alternative options

BART to Oakland, fly, line 235 bus, line 237 bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN
  3. Take the line 235 bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Miramar College Transit Station
  4. Take the line 237 bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl

$96 - $370

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  6 h 5 min

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

$92 - $352

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$82 - $83

Caltrain, train  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
  3. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Sorrento Valley Amtrak

$107 - $265

Drive  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley 492.4 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl via Miramar College Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 16 min.

More details

The distance between San Francisco and Sorrento Valley is 450 miles. The road distance is 492.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 16 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley is to bus which takes 11 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs and takes 18 h 2 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

Search flights

San Francisco to Sorrento Valley bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at La Jolla station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Sorrento Valley is 492 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to drive from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 449.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley once daily. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Sorrento Valley via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station, San Luis Obispo Amtrak, Sorrento Valley Amtrak, and Sorrento Valley Coaster Station in around 18 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
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 San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Sorrento Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Miramar College Transit Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to La Jolla
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 1151+ hotels available in Sorrento Valley. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs .

More details