How to get from New York City to San Francisco, CA

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Travel Information to San Francisco, CA from New York City

distanceDistance2560 miles (4129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£94 - £300
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £94 • 6 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 6 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 2560 miles (4129 km) by coach, flight or train to San Francisco, CA from New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £94. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from New York City to San Francisco, CA.

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There are 3 ways to travel from New York City to San Francisco, CA including taking a coach, flight or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from New York City to San Francisco, CA. Tickets for a flight cost on average £94.

This is compared to other travel options to San Francisco, CA:

A flight is £44 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from New York City to San Francisco, CA costing on average £139.

A flight is £206 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from New York City to San Francisco, CA costing on average £300.

The fastest way from New York City to San Francisco, CA is by flight with an average journey time of 6 h 32 min.

Other travel options between New York City and San Francisco, CA can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 74 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 76 h 25 min   of travel time.

The distance from New York City to San Francisco, CA is approximately 2560 miles (4129 km).

The average frequency per day from New York City to San Francisco, CA is:

  • 1 coach a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to San Francisco, CA from New York City as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from New York City to San Francisco, CA:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from New York City to San Francisco, CA, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can take you to San Francisco, CA by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Greyhound from New York City to San Francisco, CA for £139.
    • Travel with United to go to San Francisco, CA by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find United New York City to San Francisco, CA tickets on Omio for £94.
    • Amtrak can get you to San Francisco, CA by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from New York City to San Francisco, CA for £300 on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from New York City to San Francisco, CA often also extend their holiday to go to Los Angeles, Paris or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between San Francisco, CA and these popular destinations at a great price.

    Before travelling from New York City to San Francisco, CA, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £139 one way on average for this journey.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £94 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £300 one way.

    But we recommend booking New York City to San Francisco, CA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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