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There are 7 ways to get from Spokane to San Francisco by plane, subway, 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 to Oakland  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Spokane (GEG) to Oakland (OAK) GEG - OAK

$142 - $362

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Portland, Or
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca

$108 - $276

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Fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Spokane (GEG) to San Francisco (SFO) GEG - SFO

$138 - $610

Fly to San Jose, BART  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Spokane (GEG) to San Jose (SJC) GEG - SJC
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 16th St. Mission BART Station

$172 - $656

Train  •  27 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Portland Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$164 - $455

Bus, train  •  32 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Spokane to Tacoma Amtrak 736 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$158 - $443

Drive  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Spokane to San Francisco 876.7 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Spokane to San Francisco is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 16 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spokane to San Francisco is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spokane to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Spokane, Wa and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Portland, Or and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 5 min.

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The distance between Spokane and San Francisco is 732 miles. The road distance is 876.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Spokane to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 5 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Spokane to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Spokane to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Spokane, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Spokane to San Francisco is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $140 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 23 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $460 and takes 27 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Spokane Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Spokane to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Spokane to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 732.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Spokane, WA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Spokane to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Spokane to San Francisco via Portland, Or and Sacramento, Ca in around 23 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Spokane to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Spokane to Oakland via Boise
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Spokane to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Spokane to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Spokane to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Spokane to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Spokane to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Spokane to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Spokane to San Francisco via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Spokane to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Spokane to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Spokane to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Spokane to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Spokane to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Spokane to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Spokane to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Spokane to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 16th St. Mission BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Spokane Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Portland Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Tacoma Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
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 Spokane, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Tacoma, WA
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Spokane to San Francisco is 877 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 15 min to drive from Spokane to San Francisco.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Spokane Airport to Oakland Airport.

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Book your Spokane to San Francisco bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Spokane to Spokane Airport is to line 60 bus which takes 16 min and costs $2.

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