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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Windsor by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Detroit  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Detroit (DTW) SFO - DTW

$178 - $460

6 alternative options

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Detroit  •  8 h 47 min

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

$193 - $368

Fly San Francisco to Toledo, bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Toledo (TOL) SFO - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$253 - $880

Fly San Francisco to Windsor  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Windsor (YQG) SFO - YQG

$189 - $761

Train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station Wolverine

$345 - $1,037

Bus  •  2 days 14 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

$272 - $682

Drive  •  37 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Windsor 2414.9 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Windsor is to fly which costs $170 - $460 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Windsor is to fly which costs $170 - $460 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Windsor. However, there are services departing from Salesforce Transit Center and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv and Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Windsor is 2101 miles. The road distance is 2414.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Windsor without a car is to train which takes 2 days 11 h and costs $340 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from San Francisco to Windsor, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Windsor is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $170 - $460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $340 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 11 h, you could also bus, which costs $270 - $700 and takes 2 days 14 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 28 min.

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San Francisco to Windsor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Windsor.
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  • Distance: 2101 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Windsor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Windsor via Richmond BART Station, Richmond Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak Station, and Woodward @ Baltimore Sb in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Toledo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Toledo via Los Angeles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Toledo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Toledo via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Windsor via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Windsor via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Windsor via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Windsor via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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 28 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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 to Detroit Amtrak Station
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
Bus operators
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
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Twice daily
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Windsor is 3 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 8:40 AM in San Francisco and 11:40 AM in Windsor.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Windsor is 2415 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 11 min to drive from San Francisco to Windsor.

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Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Windsor. Prices start at $74 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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