Hyperloop
Los Angeles to San Francisco

$0
, 0min

Hyperloop
Los Angeles to San Francisco

From Los Angeles
To San Francisco
30min

Hyperloop One
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Hyperloop

Direct
30min

Los Angeles
Hyperloop One · 30min
San Francisco

Hyperloop One

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Bus
Los Angeles to San Francisco

$24
, 7h 45min

Bus
Los Angeles to San Francisco

From Los Angeles
To San Francisco
9h 15min

Greyhound
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
9h 15min

Los Angeles
Greyhound · 9h 15min
San Francisco

Greyhound

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Greyhound Bustracker
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From Los Angeles
To San Francisco
7h 45min

BoltBus
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
7h 45min

Los Angeles
BoltBus · 7h 45min
San Francisco

BoltBus

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Train
LAX to OKJ

$80
, 7h 52min

Train
LAX to OKJ

From LAX
To OKJ
$80
7h 52min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

Direct
$80

7h 52min
LAX · Los Angeles
Coast Starlight · 7h 52min
OKJ · Oakland

Flight
LAX to SFO

$67
, 1h 15min

Flight
LAX to SFO

From LAX
To SFO
1h 30min

United
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1h 30min

LAX
United · 1h 30min
SFO
From LAX
To SFO
1h 19min

Southwest Airlines
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Flight

Direct
1h 19min

LAX
Southwest Airlines · 1h 19min
SFO

Southwest Airlines

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From LAX
To SFO
1h 15min

Alaska Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1h 15min

LAX
Alaska Airlines · 1h 15min
SFO

Alaska Airlines

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From LAX
To SFO
13h 34min

Hawaiian Airlines
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Flight

Direct
13h 34min

LAX
Hawaiian Airlines · 13h 34min
SFO

Hawaiian Airlines

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From LAX
To SFO
13h 41min

jetBlue
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
13h 41min

LAX
jetBlue · 13h 41min
SFO

jetBlue

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From LAX
To SFO
8h 24min

United
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Flight

Direct
8h 24min

LAX
United · 8h 24min
SFO

United

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From LAX
To SFO
11h 35min

Virgin America
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Flight

Direct
11h 35min

LAX
Virgin America · 11h 35min
SFO

Virgin America

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From LAX
To SFO
7h 44min

Multiple Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
7h 44min

LAX
Multiple Airlines · 7h 44min
SFO

Multiple Airlines

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From LAX
To SFO
1h 26min

Alaska Airlines
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Flight

Direct
1h 26min

LAX
Alaska Airlines · 1h 26min
SFO

Alaska Airlines

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From LAX
To SFO
1h 19min

Southwest Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1h 19min

LAX
Southwest Airlines · 1h 19min
SFO

Southwest Airlines

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Bus
Los Angeles to Oakland

$26
, 8h 45min

Bus
Los Angeles to Oakland

From Los Angeles
To Oakland
8h 45min

Greyhound
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
8h 45min

Los Angeles
Greyhound · 8h 45min
Oakland

Greyhound

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Greyhound Bustracker
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Train
LAX to EMY

$81
, 7h 57min

Train
LAX to EMY

From LAX
To EMY
$81
7h 57min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

Direct
$81

7h 57min
LAX · Los Angeles
Coast Starlight · 7h 57min
EMY · Emeryville

Flight
BUR to SFO

$139
, 1h 19min

Flight
BUR to SFO

From BUR
To SFO
10h 30min

Multiple Airlines
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Flight

Direct
10h 30min

BUR
Multiple Airlines · 10h 30min
SFO

Multiple Airlines

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From BUR
To SFO
1h 19min

United
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Flight

Direct
1h 19min

BUR
United · 1h 19min
SFO
From BUR
To SFO
6h 35min

Alaska Airlines
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Flight

Direct
6h 35min

BUR
Alaska Airlines · 6h 35min
SFO

Alaska Airlines

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From BUR
To SFO
13h 0min

jetBlue
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Flight

Direct
13h 0min

BUR
jetBlue · 13h 0min
SFO

jetBlue

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Train
LAX to BKY

$95
, 9h 49min

Train
LAX to BKY

From LAX
To BKY
$95
9h 49min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

1 stop
$95

9h 49min
LAX · Los Angeles
Coast Starlight · 8h 18min
SAC · Sacramento
Capitol Corridor · 1h 30min
BKY · Berkeley

Bus
Burbank to San Francisco

$41
, 6h 49min

Bus
Burbank to San Francisco

From Burbank
To San Francisco
6h 49min

Megabus
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
6h 49min

Burbank
Megabus · 6h 49min
San Francisco

Flight
LAX to OAK

$39
, 1h 15min

Flight
LAX to OAK

From LAX
To OAK
1h 22min

Spirit Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1h 22min

LAX
Spirit Airlines · 1h 22min
OAK

Spirit Airlines

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From LAX
To OAK
2h 20min

Boutique Air
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Flight

Direct
2h 20min

LAX
Boutique Air · 2h 20min
OAK

Boutique Air

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From LAX
To OAK
1h 15min

Southwest Airlines
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Flight

Direct
1h 15min

LAX
Southwest Airlines · 1h 15min
OAK

Southwest Airlines

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From LAX
To OAK
8h 33min

Alaska Airlines
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Flight

Direct
8h 33min

LAX
Alaska Airlines · 8h 33min
OAK

Alaska Airlines

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From LAX
To OAK
10h 58min

Multiple Airlines
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Flight

Direct
10h 58min

LAX
Multiple Airlines · 10h 58min
OAK

Multiple Airlines

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From LAX
To OAK
1d 7h 24min

jetBlue
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1d 7h 24min

LAX
jetBlue · 1d 7h 24min
OAK

jetBlue

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From LAX
To OAK
14h 30min

Hawaiian Airlines
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Flight

Direct
14h 30min

LAX
Hawaiian Airlines · 14h 30min
OAK

Hawaiian Airlines

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Train
LAX to RIC

$94
, 9h 47min

Train
LAX to RIC

From LAX
To RIC
$94
9h 47min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

1 stop
$94

9h 47min
LAX · Los Angeles
Coast Starlight · 8h 18min
SAC · Sacramento
Capitol Corridor · 1h 28min
RIC · Richmond

Flight
BUR to OAK

$161
, 1d 1h 6min

Flight
BUR to OAK

From BUR
To OAK
1d 1h 6min

Alaska Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1d 1h 6min

BUR
Alaska Airlines · 1d 1h 6min
OAK

Alaska Airlines

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From BUR
To OAK
1d 2h 38min

jetBlue
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1d 2h 38min

BUR
jetBlue · 1d 2h 38min
OAK

jetBlue

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Bus
El Monte to San Francisco

$55
, 11h 49min

Bus tickets from El Monte to San Francisco

Drive
Los Angeles to San Francisco

$36
, 8h 40min

Drive
Los Angeles to San Francisco

From Los Angeles
To San Francisco
$36
8h 40min


Schedules, tickets, and information

Drive

Direct
$36

8h 40min
Los Angeles
8h 40min
San Francisco

What is the best way to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

There are 6 ways to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco. 1 hyperloop, 4 buses, 4 trains, 4 flights, 1 Flight and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco is the cheapest and fastest. The train operated by Amtrak running from LAX to OKJ is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Los Angeles and San Francisco?

There are several bus companies - Greyhound, BoltBus, Megabus - scheduled to run from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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Los Angeles airports, bus, and train stations

LAX Los Angeles Union Station Los Angeles
LAX Los Angeles Intl Los Angeles
BUR Bob Hope Burbank

San Francisco airports, bus, and train stations

OKJ Oakland Jack London Square Station Oakland
SFO San Francisco Intl San Francisco
EMY Emeryville Amtrak Emeryville
BKY Berkeley Amtrak Berkeley
OAK Metropolitan Oakland Intl Oakland
RIC Richmond Transit Station Richmond

Faretrotter is a travel aggregation resource that gathers travel company amenities and statistics and compares modes of transportation between cities. Use Faretrotter to plan your next trip, or purchase a ticket your next city.

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