There are 10 ways to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco by plane, subway, train, bus, tram or car

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Recommended option

Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 25 min

  1. BUR - OAK

$107 - $433

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. via Oakland / ...

$32 - $52

8 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to San Francisco  •  3 h 30 min

  1. LAX - SFO

$80 - $259

Fly Burbank to San Francisco  •  3 h 28 min

  1. BUR - SFO

$73 - $461

Fly Burbank to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4 h 48 min

  1. BUR - SJC

$67 - $315

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Commuter Express 419
  2. Southern CA-Northern CA

$73 - $76

Train  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$72 - $190

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. 370 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Van Nuys, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Van Nuys to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Van Nuys to San Francisco every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Chatsworth station to Hill St. & College St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Van Nuys and San Francisco is 535 km. The road distance is 592 km.

The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco is to bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 9 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco is to fly and BART which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $100 - $440.

No, there is no direct bus from Van Nuys to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Victory / Van Nuys and arriving at San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St via Burbank. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco, including transfers.