There are 7 ways to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco by plane, train, bus 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 San Francisco  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to San Francisco (SFO) YWG - SFO

$199 - $812

6 alternative options

Fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to San Jose (SJC) YWG - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$203 - $816

Fly to Oakland  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Oakland (OAK) YWG - OAK

$233 - $914

Bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Sacramento, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca

$223 - $558

Train, bus  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Vancouver
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca

$271 - $851

Train  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Vancouver
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$327 - $1,031

Drive  •  33 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to San Francisco 2003.2 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco is to drive which costs $350 - $550 and takes 33 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco is to fly which costs $300 - $1,300 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Winnipeg and San Francisco is 2415 km. The road distance is 3205.1 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 23 min to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Winnipeg to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Northbound Vaughan at Portage North and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, Bc and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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What companies run services between Winnipeg, MB, Canada and San Francisco, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Winnipeg to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Westbound Wellington at Airport Terminal, Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, and Sacramento, Ca in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Regina, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas, Burbank
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas, Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas, San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver, Burbank
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver, Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
47 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $240
Economy
$320 - $430
Economy Plus
$430 - $600
Business
$460 - $650
Business Plus/Sleeper
$800 - $1,200
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $100
Online Fare
$90 - $130
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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