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Travelers usually depart from Raleigh–Durham International, Raleigh, NC - Union Station, Raleigh Greyhound station, or Raleigh-Wilders Grove when they travel from Raleigh 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 distance between Raleigh and San Francisco is 3858 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Alaska Airlines. Raleigh and San Francisco have 381 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Big Sur.

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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Raleigh to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Raleigh and San Francisco takes around 5.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Raleigh and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Raleigh and San Francisco is 3858 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Raleigh and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Raleigh and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Raleigh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Raleigh and London, Boston, Orlando, Manchester, Miami, San Juan, Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans, San Diego, Reykjavik, Los Angeles, Houston, Barcelona, Atlanta, Phoenix, Paris, New York, Rome, San Salvador.
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 Raleigh?
The main airport in Raleigh is Raleigh–Durham International. It is also served by Raleigh–Durham International, Charlotte Douglas International, Richmond International, Myrtle Beach International, Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional, Piedmont Triad International, Concord Regional, Wilmington International, Fayetteville Regional, Lynchburg Regional.
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 Raleigh?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Raleigh, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Raleigh and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Raleigh and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Raleigh and San Francisco can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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