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

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Fly to San Francisco  •  9 h 20 min

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

$199 - $812

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Fly to San Jose  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to San Jose (SJC) YWG - SJC

$244 - $857

Fly to Santa Rosa, train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Santa Rosa (STS) YWG - STS
  2. Take the train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael

$256 - $822

Fly to Oakland  •  9 h 4 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 12 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 San Francisco, Ca

$271 - $852

Train  •  3 days 15 h

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

$328 - $1,036

Drive  •  33 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to San Francisco 2003.2 miles

$260 - $390

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No, there is no direct bus from Winnipeg to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Westbound Graham at Vaughan 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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The distance between Winnipeg and San Francisco is 2415 km. The road distance is 3205.1 km.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Winnipeg to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Winnipeg, MB station.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco is to fly which takes 9 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 14 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 3 days 15 h.

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There is no direct flight from Winnipeg Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 11 min and has one stopover.

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Winnipeg to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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San Francisco is 2 h behind Winnipeg. It is currently 2:26 PM in Winnipeg and 12:26 PM in San Francisco.

Yes, the driving distance between Winnipeg to San Francisco is 3205 km. It takes approximately 33 h 3 min to drive from Winnipeg to San Francisco.

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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 1509.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

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

United Airlines, Air Canada 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
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 Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Regina, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Las Vegas, Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Phoenix, San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Minneapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Minneapolis, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Vancouver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Calgary, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Calgary, Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,300
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Calgary, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Denver, San Diego
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Winnipeg to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Winnipeg to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Santa Rosa via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Oakland via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $240
Economy
$320 - $430
Economy Plus
$440 - $600
Business
$470 - $650
Business Plus/Sleeper
$800 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
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 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
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$130 - $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

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 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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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WestJet, Delta, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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