Travel time from

Washington to San Francisco

Average Travel Times are

9h 47min  -  80h 31min

Travel Distance

5019.19 km

Travel time route map

It takes an average travel time of 27h 53mins to travel from Washington to San Francisco, given the average speed of 180km/h and the distance of 5019.19 km (3119 miles)

Travel time by transport mode

Tranport Distance Time
Flight 4248km (2640 miles) 9h 47mins
Drive 4709km (2926 miles) 45h 49mins
Train 5265km (3271 miles) 68h 30mins
Bus 5657km (3515 miles) 80h 31mins

Travel time by airplanes from Washington to San Francisco

Air Plane Cruise Speed Max Speed
A300 4h 56mins 4h 43mins
A320 5h 3mins 4h 46mins
A321 5h 7mins 4h 49mins
A380 4h 20mins 4h 9mins
Boeing 707 4h 24mins 4h 14mins
Boeing 737 5h 26mins 4h 59mins
Boeing 747 4h 44mins 4h 28mins
Boeing 787 4h 40mins 4h 22mins
ATR 72 9h 14mins 8h 5mins

TIME TO DRIVE FROM Washington to San Francisco

Speed (km/h) Speed (Ml/h) Duration
40 24.85 117h 44mins
50 31.07 94h 11mins
60 37.28 78h 29mins
80 49.71 58h 52mins
100 62.14 47h 5mins

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Washington - San Francisco Info

Travel time from Washington DC Union Station to BWI Airport, MD 35mins.

Travel time from BWI Marshall to BWI Marshall Airport 5mins.

Travel time from BWI to OAK 6h 29mins.

Travel time from Oakland Int'l Airport to Coliseum/Oakland Airport 8mins.

Travel time from Coliseum/Oakland Airport to Civic Center/UN Plaza 25mins.

Travel time chart

How long does it take to get from Washington, D.C., DC and by air and road.