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There are 9 ways to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by train, plane, subway, bus, night bus 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.

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Train to Burbank, fly to San Francisco  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO

$73 - $460

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Bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Millbrae FlixBus

$14 - $30

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Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) LAX - SFO

$72 - $249

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
  4. Take the BART from Powell St. BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station

$119 - $450

Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$108 - $355

Bus, Caltrain  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Burbank Station to San Jose, CA
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...

$44 - $66

Night bus, train, BART  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station

$63 - $151

Train, Caltrain  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...

$81 - $203

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 346.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to bus which costs $14 - $30 and takes 9 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to train and fly which costs $70 - $460 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clarita station to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Truxtun @ Amtrak, Downtown Transit Center, Bakersfield and Millbrae BART-Bay 12 West Busway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 34 min.

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The distance between Santa Clarita and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 311 miles. The road distance is 346.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to bus and Caltrain which takes 9 h 23 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to bus which takes 9 h 34 min and costs $14 - $30. Alternatively, you can train and Caltrain, which costs $80 - $210 and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Millbrae station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 311.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Santa Clarita, CA, USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Bakersfield Amtrak Station, Truxtun @ Amtrak, Downtown Transit Center, Southwest Transit Center, Bakersfield, Millbrae, and Millbrae BART-Bay 12 West Busway in around 9 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Downtown Burbank station, Burbank Station, Empire / Burbank Airport Transit Center, Burbank Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Millbrae Caltrain, and Millbrae BART-Bay 12 West Busway in around 13 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Burbank Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 347 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Santa Clarita to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Burbank Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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