There are 12 ways to get from San Francisco to Tulsa by train, plane, bus, car or night bus

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Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Tulsa  •  7 h 15 min

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

$135 - $567

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Fly San Francisco to Tulsa  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Tulsa (TUL) SFO - TUL

$120 - $492

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Fly Oakland to Tulsa  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Tulsa (TUL) OAK - TUL

$164 - $765

Fly San Francisco to Oklahoma City, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Oklahoma City (OKC) SFO - OKC
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City Airport, OK to Tulsa, OK

$196 - $808

Fly San Francisco to Stillwater, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Stillwater (SWO) SFO - SWO
  2. Take the bus from Stillwater, OK to Tulsa, OK

$267 - $1,000

Fly San Francisco to Fayetteville, drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fayetteville (XNA) SFO - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Tulsa

$226 - $773

Night bus, bus  •  42 h 46 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6849 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tulsa, Ok 1360 / ...

$173 - $454

Bus via El Monte, Ca  •  43 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to El Monte, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Tulsa, Ok 1360 / ...

$203 - $425

Bus  •  43 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tulsa, Ok 1360 / ...

$172 - $451

Train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Tulsa, Ok 1360 / ...

$204 - $557

Train, bus via Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Oklahoma City Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Tulsa, Ok

$348 - $1,015

Drive  •  27 h

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Tulsa 1741.8 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Tulsa is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 27 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Tulsa is to fly and drive which costs $220 - $800 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Tulsa. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Tulsa, Ok via Rosemead / Fern and El Monte, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 21 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Tulsa is 1467 miles. The road distance is 1741.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Tulsa without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 42 h 46 min and costs $170 - $460.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from San Francisco to Tulsa, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Tulsa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Tulsa is to fly which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $120 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $430 and takes 43 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Tulsa Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 9 min.

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San Francisco to Tulsa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tulsa, Ok station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Tulsa.
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  • Distance: 1466.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Tulsa, OK, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Tulsa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Tulsa via El Monte, CA, Rosemead / Fern, El Monte Station - Lower Level, and El Monte, Ca in around 43 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Stillwater via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Stillwater via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Stillwater via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Oklahoma City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Tulsa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
37 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Oklahoma City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City Airport, OK to Tulsa, OK
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Stillwater, OK to Tulsa, OK
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
jeffersonlines.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
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
34 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $230
Flexible
$260 - $350
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
34 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $230
Flexible
$260 - $350
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
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

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Tulsa is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:26 PM in San Francisco and 12:26 AM in Tulsa.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Tulsa is 1742 miles. It takes approximately 27 h to drive from San Francisco to Tulsa.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Tulsa Airport.

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Book your San Francisco to Tulsa bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Tulsa. Prices start at $52 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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