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San Francisco travel tips

1) Ride a cable tram around San Francisco

Nowadays, this type of transport has been preserved only in San Francisco. The cable tram runs through 69 blocks in three directions. The driving speed is 15 km/h. The ticket costs $6 (€5) one way. In the building of the operating depot, there is a museum, which presents the history of the cable tram and the types of cable cars.

2) Shop pre-prepared food in San Francisco supermarkets

If you want to save money, you can buy ready-made meals in one of the supermarkets. This is a popular option used by many busy city dwellers. The most popular supermarkets are Bi-rite, Whole Foods, and The Market.

3) Avoid problem areas in San Francisco such as Tenderloin

The main problems of San Francisco are drug use and homeless freaks. There are really many drug sellers and persons with mental health disorders on the streets. Better avoid them and don’t walk in the Tenderloin neighborhood.

Travelers usually depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam - Centraal, Amsterdam - Sloterdijk, Amsterdam - Zuid, or Amsterdam - Bijlmer Arena when they travel from Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam and San Francisco is 8795 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Delta Air Lines, and TAP Portugal. Amsterdam and San Francisco have 342 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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Check-in for a flight from Amsterdam to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between Amsterdam and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Amsterdam and San Francisco is 8795 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Amsterdam and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Amsterdam and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Amsterdam?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Amsterdam and Los Angeles, New York, London, Boston, Paris, Orlando, Chicago, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Miami, Atlanta, Denver, Madrid, Dublin, Rome, Seattle, Munich, Budapest, Zürich, Copenhagen.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Denver, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, London, Paris, New York, Barcelona, Rome, Orlando, Mexico City, New Orleans, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Lisbon, Detroit.
What airports are near Amsterdam?
The main airport in Amsterdam is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is also served by Brussels, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Brussels South Charleroi, Düsseldorf International Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Eindhoven, Dortmund, Weeze, Antwerp International, Rotterdam The Hague.
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, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Amsterdam?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Amsterdam, including Dutch Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Amsterdam and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Amsterdam and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Amsterdam 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?
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