Travel from Seattle to San-Francisco

Train, bus or fly from Seattle to San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Seattle to San Francisco every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to San Francisco via Sacramento, CA in around 21 h 45 min.

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How to get from Seattle to San Francisco

ModeDurationPrice
From Pioneer Sq Stn & 3rd Av - James - Bay C tram to Seattle airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Coliseum, then BART to San Francisco.4 h 13 min$123
From Pioneer Sq Stn & 3rd Av - James - Bay C tram to Seattle airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.4 h 20 min$119
From Pioneer Sq Stn & 3rd Av - James - Bay C tram to Seattle airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Santa Clara Caltrain, then Caltrain to San Francisco.5 h 55 min$124
From Seattle, WA bus to Sacramento, CA then bus to San Francisco, CA.21 h 45 min$95
From Seattle King Street Station Amtrak train to Oakland Jack London Square Station, walk to Lake Merritt, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza.23 h 24 min$257
From Seattle drive to San Francisco.13 h 53 min$97

How long does it take to get from Seattle to San Francisco?

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Seattle to San Francisco, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Seattle and San Francisco?

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Sacramento, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 45 min.

Operators from Seattle to San Francisco

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Sound Transit (ST)Sound Transit (ST)
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
BARTBART
Virgin AmericaVirgin America
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Santa Clara VTASanta Clara VTA
CaltrainCaltrain
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak