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There are 11 ways to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco by plane, subway, bus, tram, 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.

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Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$107 - $433

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Burbank to San Francisco FlixBus

$16 - $28

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Fly Burbank to San Francisco  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO

$73 - $461

Fly Los Angeles to Oakland, BART  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$59 - $211

Line 901 bus, subway, bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station
  2. Take the subway from North Hollywood Station to Pershing Square Station
  3. Take the bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Pomona Transit Center
  4. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  5. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$112 - $572

Fly Burbank to San Jose, BART  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$108 - $356

Fly Burbank to Concord, BART  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Concord (CCR) BUR - CCR
  2. Take the BART from Concord BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$52 - $350

Line 901 bus, subway, tram to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station
  2. Take the subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  4. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  5. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$63 - $290

Bus Megabus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Burbank Station to Oakland, CA

$34 - $56

Train  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the train from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$72 - $190

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to San Francisco 370 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco is to bus which costs $15 - $29 and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco is to fly which costs $70 - $470 and takes 3h 28m.

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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 via Burbank. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 43m.

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The distance between Van Nuys and San Francisco is 335 miles. The road distance is 370 miles.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 9h 2m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Van Nuys to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Burbank station.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco is to fly which takes 3h 28m and costs $70 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 9h 2m, you could also train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 11h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Van Nuys to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Map of how to get from Van Nuys to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 334.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Van Nuys to San Francisco every 3 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Van Nuys to San Francisco every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Burbank to Concord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Burbank to Concord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland via Merced
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Concord BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to Pershing Square Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Van Nuys Amtrak Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
10h 44m
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
15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Van Nuys to San Francisco is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Van Nuys to San Francisco.

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Burbank Airport to Oakland Airport.

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There are 615+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Burbank Airport is to line 165 bus which takes 24m and costs $2.

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