Directions from San Francisco to Toronto

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Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to Toronto  •  7 h 52 min

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

$210 - $468

7 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Toronto Island  •  9 h 59 min

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

$229 - $361

Fly Oakland to Buffalo, night bus  •  12 h 12 min

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

$238 - $818

Fly San Francisco to Buffalo, night bus  •  12 h 23 min

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

$214 - $765

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 21 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

$399 - $1,215

Drive  •  41 h 18 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Toronto 2644 miles

$350 - $550

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

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Toronto hourly. 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Orlando
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto Island via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto Island via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto Island via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto Island via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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
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 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Toronto is 3644 km. The road distance is 4230 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Toronto is to fly which costs $210 - $470 and takes 7 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Toronto is to fly which takes 7 h 52 min and costs $210 - $470.

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.

It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from San Francisco to Toronto, including transfers.