The driving time from Los Angeles, California to San Francisco, California is:

5 hours, 48 minutes

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Average driving speed: 65.6 mph
Kilometers per hour: 105.5 km/h
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Driving time from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA

How long is the drive from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA? The total driving time is 5 hours, 48 minutes.

Your trip begins in Los Angeles, California. It ends in San Francisco, California.

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There are over 15 points of interest, attractions and icons in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, according to

If you are running out of things to do when visiting San Francisco, here are 15 things found at the Fisherman’s Wharf:

1.Aquarium of the Bay
2.Ripley’s Believe It or Not? Museum
3.Musee Mecanique
4.USS Pampanito and SS Jeremiah O’Brien at Pier 45
5.Hyde Street Pier
6.San Francisco Maritime Museum
7.Ghirardelli Square
8.Aquatic Park
9.Buena Vista Café – known for its Irish coffee
10.Pier 39 – over 90 shops, 14 full-service restaurants, and views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz, Golden Gate and Bay Bridges.
11.San Francisco Dungeon
12.Madame Tussauds
13.Sea Lion Center
14.Boudin Bakery – see bakers making fresh the famous San Francisco’s sourdough bread
15.Eat at the seafood stands
16.Shop at Anchorage Square Shopping Center
17.Shop at NorthPoint Shopping Center
18.Pier 43 Promenade
19.San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s Visitor Center

If you have questions, need recommendation or directions to the major attractions in Fisherman’s Wharf ask an Ambassador in blue T-shirt.

Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

San Francisco, California

City: San Francisco
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

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