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Tips to know when travelling to San Francisco

San Francisco travel tips

1) Sea lovers will like the San Francisco Marine National Historical Park

This open-air museum is dedicated to the history of shipbuilding and navigation. It includes a library, a museum itself, a marina, and a visitor centre. There are also exhibits dedicated to some events in US naval history. You can admire the historic ships at the marina and inquire about blueprints and maps.

2) For an extraordinary grocery shopping experience, try Amazon Go in San Francisco

If you want to have an unusual experience when you can take groceries in the store and go out without paying the cashier, go to Amazon Go – you just need to download the application and add the card first.

3) A Go San Francisco pass will help you see more attractions at a lower price

A Go San Francisco pass costs from $78 and is issued for up to 5 days. You can get free admission to 25+ attractions or even create your own pass to include only those attractions you really want to see.

Travelers usually depart from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid - Puerto de Atocha, Madrid - Méndez Álvaro, Madrid - Avenida de America, or Madrid Chamartín railway station when they travel from Madrid 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 most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Madrid and San Francisco have 337 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

Check-in for a flight from Madrid to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and New York, Barcelona, Paris, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Boston, London, Rome, Vienna, Tel Aviv, Chicago, Dublin, Berlin, Denver, Lisbon, Caracas, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens.
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, Amsterdam, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Lisbon.
Which airports are there in Madrid?
Madrid is mainly served by Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. But there are other airports nearby, including Torrejon Airport, Cuatro Vientos Airport.
What airports are near Madrid?
The main airport in Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. It is also served by Valladolid, Salamanca, Burgos Airport.
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 Madrid?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Madrid, including Renfe.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Madrid and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Madrid and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Madrid 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 Madrid and San Francisco?
Currently, you can fly between Madrid and San Francisco with United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
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