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There are 8 ways to get from Vaughan to San Francisco by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly Toronto to San Francisco  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Francisco (SFO) YYZ - SFO

$196 - $359

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Fly Toronto to San Jose, BART  •  12h 58m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJC) YYZ - SJC
  2. Take the BART from Milpitas to Civic Center / UN Plaza

$168 - $492

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Fly Toronto to Oakland  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Oakland (OAK) YYZ - OAK

$238 - $481

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Francisco  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to San Francisco (SFO) YTZ - SFO

$267 - $392

Train via Detroit  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond

$326 - $526

Train  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond

$325 - $494

Train, bus  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Brampton to Sarnia
  2. Take the train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to Battle Creek
  3. Take the bus from Battle Creek, MI to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Los Angeles
  5. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco

$379 - $580

Drive  •  41h 5m

  1. Drive from Vaughan to San Francisco 2650.1 miles

$350 - $550

Vaughan to San Francisco by train, car and subway

The journey time between Vaughan and San Francisco is around 3 days 11h and covers a distance of around 2959 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 4h. Operated by GO Transit, VIA Rail, Amtrak and others, the Vaughan to San Francisco service departs from Rutherford GO and arrives in Civic Center / UN Plaza. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 days 11h
Fastest journey time:
3 days 4h
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$325
Carbon emissions:
251 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:18
Last service departs at:
15:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vaughan to San Francisco train, car and subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Vaughan to San Francisco is to fly which costs $240 - $460 and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Vaughan to San Francisco is to fly which costs $240 - $460 and takes 9h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vaughan to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Rutherford GO and arriving at Civic Center / UN Plaza via Toronto Union Station, Buffalo Depew Station, Chicago Union Station and Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23h.

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The distance between Vaughan and San Francisco is 2271 miles. The road distance is 2650.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to San Francisco without a car is to train which takes 2 days 23h and costs $400 - $650.

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It takes approximately 9h 12m to get from Vaughan to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Vaughan to San Francisco train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to San Francisco is to fly which takes 9h 12m and costs $240 - $460. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $400 - $700 and takes 2 days 17h.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 25m.

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San Francisco is 3h behind Vaughan. It is currently 8:20 AM in Vaughan and 5:20 AM in San Francisco.

Map of how to get from Vaughan to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 2270.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 12m

What companies run services between Vaughan, ON, Canada and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Vaughan to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vaughan to San Francisco via Toronto Union Station, Windsor, Detroit, Chicago Union Station, Richmond, and Richmond in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Francisco via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Francisco via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Francisco via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Azores Airlines
Website
azoresairlines.pt
Flights from Toronto to Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Milpitas to Civic Center / UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Train from Brampton to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $45
Business
$80 - $95
Economy
$55 - $59
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
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 Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
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 Indianapolis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
45h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $280
Flexible
$290 - $410
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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Vaughan to San Francisco train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Richmond station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaughan to San Francisco is 2650 miles. It takes approximately 41h 5m to drive from Vaughan to San Francisco.

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Delta, Air Canada, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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