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San Francisco travel tips

1) Visit de Young Art Museum in San Francisco for North and South American art

Currently, the de Young Art Museum is located in Golden Gate Park. The museum specializes in the arts of the Americas. Among the exhibits, you will see paintings, national costumes, arts, and crafts. The ticket price is $15 (€13), the museum is closed on Mondays.

2) Head to Silicon Valley from San Francisco

You can go to the IT specialists' mecca, Silicon Valley, on the CalTrain. The average cost of a trip to Palo Alto is $10 (€8.50). The train runs every 30 minutes on weekdays.

3) Taste craft beer in San Francisco pubs

If you love craft beer, then this city is a perfect match for you. San Francisco is bursting with microbreweries experimenting with different flavors and trendsetting beer culture across the states. You may want to have a beer at places like Cellarmaker Brewing Co, Mikkeller, or Church Key.

Travelers usually depart from Logan International, Boston South Station, Boston, MA - Back Bay Station, Boston, MA - LAZ parking lot, or Boston, MA - Copley Square when they travel from Boston to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between Boston and San Francisco is 4347 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Boston and San Francisco have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Big Sur, Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Boston to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Boston and San Francisco takes around 6.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Boston and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Boston and San Francisco is 4347 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Boston and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Boston and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Boston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Boston and London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Athens, Manchester, Vilnius, New Orleans, Orlando, Washington, D.C., Paris, New York, Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Rome, Vienna, Miami, Glasgow, Las Vegas, Buffalo.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, Manila, Athens, Tallinn, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denpasar, Bengaluru, Riga, Chennai, Atlanta, Bangkok, Washington, D.C., Hyderabad, Los Angeles, New York, Detroit.
What airports are near Boston?
The main airport in Boston is Logan International. It is also served by Logan International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Albany International, Portland International Jetport, Manchester–Boston Regional, Lebanon Municipal, Rutland–Southern Vermont Regional, Worcester Regional, Portsmouth International Airport at Pease.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Boston?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Boston, including Peter Pan Bus, Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Boston and San Francisco?
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