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There are 5 ways to get from San Mateo to Vandalia by plane, train, bus, subway or car

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Fly from San Francisco  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Dayton (DAY) SFO - DAY

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Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Mateo Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Dayton (DAY) SJC - DAY

Bus  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Las Vegas Downtown 2008
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas to Dayton Trotwood "Greyhound"

BART, train, bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to Richmond
  2. Take the train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  4. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH

Drive  •  36h 55m

  1. Drive from San Mateo to Vandalia 2389.8 miles

San Mateo to Vandalia by train and bus

The journey time between San Mateo and Vandalia is around 2 days 16h and covers a distance of around 2618 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 16h. Operated by Caltrain, FlixBus-us, RTC Southern Nevada and others, the San Mateo to Vandalia service departs from San Mateo Caltrain and arrives in North Dixie @ National. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 7h
Layover time:
9h 23m
Total time:
2 days 16h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 16h
Journey distance:
2618 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
520 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:57
Last service departs at:
10:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Mateo to Vandalia train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from San Mateo to Vandalia is to drive which costs $230 - $340 and takes 36h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from San Mateo to Vandalia is to fly which costs $230 - $700 and takes 7h 52m.

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The distance between San Mateo and Vandalia is 2058 miles. The road distance is 2389.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Mateo to Vandalia without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 10h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from San Mateo to Vandalia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Mateo to Vandalia is to fly which takes 7h 52m and costs $230 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 10h.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Dayton Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 22m and has one stopover.

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Vandalia is 3h ahead of San Mateo. It is currently 6:20 PM in San Mateo and 9:20 PM in Vandalia.

Yes, the driving distance between San Mateo to Vandalia is 2390 miles. It takes approximately 36h 55m to drive from San Mateo to Vandalia.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Dayton Airport.

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  • Distance: 2057.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 52m

What companies run services between San Mateo, CA, USA and Vandalia, OH, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Mateo to Vandalia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Mateo to Vandalia via San Francisco Caltrain, San Francisco, Las Vegas Downtown, WB Garces after Casino Center, NB Main after Bridger, Las Vegas, Northwest Hub, and Wright Stop Plaza - N.B. in around 2 days 10h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Los Angeles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Dayton via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $850
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Mateo Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $4
One-way Adult
$6 - $9
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
bart.gov
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 to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.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
Bus from Las Vegas to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
41h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$190 - $260
Flexible
$260 - $380
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$40 - $60

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