The cheapest busesfrom New York to San Francisco

Showing times and prices for 2023-11-29





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from New York to San Francisco will cost around $247 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $202.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

New York to San Francisco bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration11h 14m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$202
place Bus depart fromNew York
pin_drop Bus arrive inSan Francisco
directions_transit Bus companiesFlixbus, Greyhound

Travel tips

Bus from New York to San Francisco

Travel by bus to San Francisco easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from New York to San Francisco.
  • How to get to San Francisco from New York?

  • On average you find 25 daily schedules to San Francisco from New York. Usually, there are 175 bus departures every week on this route. Flixbus bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to San Francisco. It is an average of 24 bus schedules per day and 720 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from New York to San Francisco?

  • There is a total of 2 bus companies operating this trip. Flixbus, Greyhound offer a total of 25 bus schedules from New York to San Francisco. Keep in mind that this 2 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Greyhound tickets are available for $202. It is the lower trip price you can get on 2023-11-29. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5605 reviews for Flixbus, Greyhound bus services. Users reviews best describe the real bus trip experience. The company score relates to bus quality, punctuality, cleanliness, and staff behavior. Ratings and reviews are relevant information when searching and comparing bus prices. Bus booking in advance is the best way to find San Francisco cheap tickets.
  • How far apart is San Francisco from New York?

  • The bus traveling length from New York to San Francisco is around 11h 14m. Flixbus schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from New York. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 0h 30m in San Francisco.
  • Where are New York and San Francisco bus stations?

  • For this trip to San Francisco, you can get on board at New York (GW Bridge), NYC Midtown (31st St & 8th Ave), NYC Chinatown (28 Allen St), New York Port Authority, New York (Port Authority). Moreover, get off the bus at San Francisco Bus Station, San Francisco (5th/Townsend), Hyde/Beach (SF Fisherman's Wharf).
  • BusBuster displayed travel information

  • BusBuster has all information for you discover the best and cheapest bus ticket. Explore all available tools and 5605 user reviews to best choose between Flixbus, Greyhound. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Flixbus, Greyhound website. Reserve your bus seat to San Francisco in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from New York to San Francisco?

  • Flixbus, Greyhound tickets to San Francisco costs between $202 and USD 298.77 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Greyhound to San Francisco low-cost tickets for only $202. This bus leaves at 12:45 from New York bus station or stop at New York (GW Bridge), NYC Midtown (31st St & 8th Ave), NYC Chinatown (28 Allen St), New York Port Authority, New York (Port Authority). On the contrary, the bus leaving at 06:30 have the most expensive ticket to San Francisco for about USD 298.77.
  • Which is the best way for bus booking?

  • There are many different secure forms of acquiring a ticket. The more comfortable, secure and faster way is to get your bus ticket online at Flixbus, Greyhound website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter. Flixbus phone number: +49 30 300137300Greyhound phone number: Find out more on search and buy cheap bus tickets in North America.
  • When is the first and last bus to San Francisco?

  • The first bus time to San Francisco is at 01:35. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from New York is at 20:40.
  • How to get ticket refund on Flixbus, Greyhound?

  • Note that companies have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on bus company page.