There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Toronto by plane, bus, 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 San Francisco to Toronto  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Toronto (YYZ) SFO - YYZ

$210 - $468

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to Buffalo, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Buffalo (BUF) SFO - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On

$209 - $765

6 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) SFO - YTZ

$229 - $361

Fly Oakland to Buffalo, bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Buffalo (BUF) OAK - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On

$233 - $818

Train via Detroit Amtrak  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto

$385 - $1,167

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to London, On
  5. Take the bus from London, On to Toronto, On

$314 - $786

Train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto

$398 - $1,215

Drive  •  41 h 18 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Toronto 2644 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Toronto is to fly which costs $210 - $470 and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Toronto is to fly which costs $210 - $470 and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Toronto is 2277 miles. The road distance is 2644 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from San Francisco to Toronto, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Toronto. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Toronto, On via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Detroit, Mi and London, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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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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Toronto is 3 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:55 AM in San Francisco and 1:55 PM in Toronto.

Map of how to get from San Francisco to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 2277.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Toronto every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Toronto via Richmond, Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, and Windsor in around 2 days 15 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Orlando
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via St. Louis, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Denver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from San Francisco to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
41 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $300
Flexible
$350 - $460
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Detroit, Mi to London, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from London, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from London, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

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