There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University 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 Oakland to Chicago Midway, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Chicago Midway (MDW) OAK - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Portage, IN

$211 - $689

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SFO - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Portage, IN

$140 - $408

7 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Chicago Midway, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SFO - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Portage, IN

$207 - $476

Fly Oakland to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) OAK - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Portage, IN

$174 - $481

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SJC - MDW
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Portage, IN

$242 - $511

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SJC - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Portage, IN

$215 - $553

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Portage/Ogden Dunes Ssl

$353 - $982

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
  4. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Burns Harbor, In

$304 - $710

Drive  •  33 h 30 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Valparaiso University 2182.7 miles

$210 - $310

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Valparaiso University, IN, USA?

You can take a train from San Francisco to Valparaiso University via Richmond, Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Jackson & Clinton, Jackson & State, Van Buren St., and Portage/Ogden Dunes in around 2 days 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Valparaiso University via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, St Louis, Mo, Chicago, Il, and Burns Harbor, In in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Portage/Ogden Dunes
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Portage, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Portage, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
33 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $380
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Burns Harbor, In
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Valparaiso University?

The distance between San Francisco and Valparaiso University is 3036 km. The road distance is 3492 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $410 and takes 8 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 9 min and costs $200 - $480.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University?

It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from San Francisco to Valparaiso University, including transfers.