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How to get from New York to San Francisco?

Planning to travel to New York from San Francisco and looking for the best transportation options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way of transportation for a trip from New York to San Francisco, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you to find all the transportation solutions to travel between New York and San Francisco, be it by plane, train, bus or carpool.

With detailed information about each mode of transportation and about the transport companies (Amtrak, MegaBus - US, Greyhound, FlixBus or American Airlines), you will be able to easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you're a budget traveler or looking for a quick and convenient way to get from New York to San Francisco, we've got all the information you need to plan an unforgettable New York San Francisco trip.

For your trip from New York to San Francisco, you have several transportation options

Bus tickets from New York to San Francisco

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from New York to San Francisco, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

New York to San Francisco train tickets

If you like to travel more ecologically and economically, the New York San Francisco train is ideal and meets your expectations.

New York to San Francisco cheap flights

Many flights connect New York to San Francisco every day, offering a fast and convenient option for travelers. If you are in a hurry, flying is the fastest way to get to San Francisco in record time.

Whichever way you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the New York to San Francisco transportation option that best suits your needs and budget.

New York San Francisco Travel Information

Departure city
New York
United States
New York
Destination city
San Francisco
United States
California
Distance
2566 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by flights
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Plan your trip from New York to San Francisco easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from New York to San Francisco easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available transportation options like flights, trains, buses and carpools according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find in a few clicks the tickets between New York and San Francisco that best suit your needs. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines like Amtrak, MegaBus - US, Greyhound, FlixBus or American Airlines to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between New York and San Francisco with peace of mind!

Comparison of the different ways to travel between New York and San Francisco

Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by train from New York to San Francisco?
Speed New York to San Francisco trains are often much faster than buses or cars.
Cost New York San Francisco train tickets can be more expensive than bus or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Advantages and disadvantages of flying from New York to San Francisco?
Speed Flying between New York and San Francisco is the fastest way to travel the 2566 mi between New York and San Francisco.
Security Checks Travelers to San Francisco often have to arrive at New York airport early due to strict security checks.
Advantages and disadvantages of a bus trip from New York to San Francisco?
Flexibility Bus companies offer many schedule options for travel between New York and San Francisco, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
Comfort New York-San Francisco buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and suspension quality.

Where to start from in New York? Where do I arrive in San Francisco?

Departure stations in New York

New York Penn
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Departure airports in New York

John F. Kennedy International
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La Guardia
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San Francisco arrival bus stations

San Francisco Caltrain Station
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San Francisco Arrival Airports

San Francisco International
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Bus New York San Francisco

Passengers are generally allowed to take luggage on the New York-San Francisco bus, but it is important to check the weight and size limits with the carrier. The number of pieces of luggage is also very often limited.

The frequency of departures to New York from San Francisco varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all bus departures to San Francisco, please specify your departure date and start a search on Vivanoda.

The duration of the bus trip between New York and San Francisco usually varies depending on the traffic conditions and possible stops along the way. Vivanoda will allow you to see in real time all the buses traveling to San Francisco for your travel date.

Bus companies New York San Francisco

MegaBus - US
MegaBus - US
Greyhound
Greyhound
FlixBus
FlixBus
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Trains New York San Francisco

The average train journey time from New York to San Francisco depends on the type of train you take. Regional or intercity trains to San Francisco are slower than high-speed trains. Compare the duration of all trips by running a price search on Vivanoda.

Of course passengers can take luggage with them on the train from New York to San Francisco. There is no weight limit, but some train companies limit the amount of luggage you can take and require you to pay a supplement. On the other hand, the size of the luggage should be reasonable due to the often limited space inside the trains.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from New York to San Francisco at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

Train companies between New York and San Francisco

Amtrak
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Flights New York San Francisco

Airlines New York San Francisco

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Spirit Airlines
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines
Alaska Airlines
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