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Travelers usually depart from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, Cincinnati, OH - Greyhound Station, Cincinnati- Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH - University Of Cincinnati (e) Greyhound station, or Cincinnati Municipal Lunken when they travel from Cincinnati to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Allegiant Air. Cincinnati and San Francisco have 300 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Big Sur.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
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San Francisco travel tips

1) Immerse yourself in fun science at the Exploratorium in San Francisco

The museum was founded by the experimental physicist F. Oppenheimer, so the second name of the museum was "Museum of the Mad Scientist". The Exploratorium has several museum rooms. You can touch the exhibits of the South Hall with your hands: these are clock mechanisms, home appliances, etc. The East Gallery will tell you about the development of the planet. The Western one tells about the origin and development of human life. In Central Hall, you will learn everything about the senses. The ticket price is $29.95 (€25.5).

2) Taxis in San Francisco are quite expensive, so it's better to use Uber or Lyft

The mounting fee in local taxis is $3.50 (€3), and then you pay $3 per mile (1.6 km). If you can, it's better to skip taxis or use Uber or Lyft, which are more profitable.

3) Pop into San Francisco's Chinatown for an unscheduled party

If you feel like partying, go to Chinatown in the evening, where you can accidentally get into bars in basements without signs with amazing drinks and a very strange atmosphere.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Cincinnati?
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What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
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Which airports are there in Cincinnati?
Cincinnati is mainly served by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International. But there are other airports nearby, including Cincinnati Municipal Lunken.
What airports are near Cincinnati?
The main airport in Cincinnati is Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International. It is also served by Indianapolis International, John Glenn Columbus International, Louisville International, Blue Grass, Fort Wayne International, Rickenbacker International, Dayton International, Tri-State, Monroe County.
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, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Cincinnati?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Cincinnati, including Barons Bus.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cincinnati and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cincinnati and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cincinnati and San Francisco can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Cincinnati and San Francisco?
Currently, you can fly between Cincinnati and San Francisco with United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Allegiant Air.
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