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There are 6 ways to get from Tegel to San Francisco by plane, subway or train

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Recommended option

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco  •  17h 5m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to San Francisco (SFO) BER - SFO

$304 - $775

Cheapest option

Train to Hamburg, fly to San Francisco  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to San Francisco (SFO) HAM - SFO

$290 - $419

4 alternative options

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose, BART  •  19h 45m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to San Jose (SJC) BER - SJC
  2. Take the BART from Milpitas to Civic Center / UN Plaza

$396 - $1,227

Train to Hannover, fly to San Francisco  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to San Francisco (SFO) HAJ - SFO

$451 - $1,226

Train to Dresden, fly to San Francisco  •  19h 58m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to San Francisco (SFO) DRS - SFO

$402 - $1,064

Train to Frankfurt, fly to San Francisco  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to San Francisco (SFO) FRA - SFO

$396 - $844

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to San Francisco (SFO) flights

The flight time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) and San Francisco (SFO) is around 16h 38m and covers a distance of around 5711 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 20m. Services are operated by British Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and others. Typically 202 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
16h 38m
Fastest flight journey time:
13h 20m
Flight distance:
5711 miles
Flights per week:
202
Cheapest price:
$314
Carbon emissions:
1853 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to San Francisco (SFO) flight schedules

Flights departing Monday, July 26, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Tegel to San Francisco is to fly which costs €250 - €650 and takes 17h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to San Francisco is to fly which costs €250 - €650 and takes 17h 5m.

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The distance between Tegel and San Francisco is 5685 miles.

It takes approximately 17h 5m to get from Tegel to San Francisco, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h and has one stopover.

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San Francisco is 9h behind Tegel. It is currently 3:42 PM in Tegel and 6:42 AM in San Francisco.

British Airways, Swiss, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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  • Distance: 5684.9 miles
  • Duration: 17h 5m

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and San Francisco, CA, USA?

British Airways, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Tegel to San Francisco hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via Newark, Denver
Ave. Duration
19h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via Newark, Houston
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
20h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt, Seattle
Ave. Duration
19h 6m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
15h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via Paris CDG, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
18h 24m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Dresden to San Francisco via Frankfurt, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
15h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,200
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Jose via London Heathrow, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hannover to San Francisco via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Hamburg to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Milpitas to Civic Center / UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Railjet

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