The cheapest busesfrom Sacramento to San Jose

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 Sacramento to San Jose will cost around $20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $18.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Sacramento to San Jose bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration7h 21m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$18
place Bus depart fromSacramento
pin_drop Bus arrive inSan Jose
directions_transit Bus companiesFlixbus, Greyhound

The fastest busesfrom Sacramento to San Jose

Showing times and prices for 2023-11-29


5h 30m


7h 21m

Trips per day




These direct buses cover the 143km distance in an average of 7h 21m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5h 30m

Travel tips

Bus from Sacramento to San Jose

Travel by bus to San Jose 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 Sacramento to San Jose.
  • How to get to San Jose from Sacramento?

  • On average you find 4 daily schedules to San Jose from Sacramento. Usually, there are 28 bus departures every week on this route. Flixbus bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to San Jose. It is an average of 3 bus schedules per day and 90 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from Sacramento to San Jose?

  • There is a total of 2 bus companies operating this trip. Flixbus, Greyhound offer a total of 4 bus schedules from Sacramento to San Jose. 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 $18. 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 Jose cheap tickets.
  • How far apart is San Jose from Sacramento?

  • The bus traveling length from Sacramento to San Jose is around 7h 21m. Flixbus schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Sacramento. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 5h 30m in San Jose.
  • Where are Sacramento and San Jose bus stations?

  • For this trip to San Jose, you can get on board at Midtown Sac (29th/K), Old Sac (2nd St/J St), Sacramento Bus Station. Moreover, get off the bus at Downtown San Jose.
  • 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 Jose in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from Sacramento to San Jose?

  • Flixbus, Greyhound tickets to San Jose costs between $18 and USD 21.83 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Greyhound to San Jose low-cost tickets for only $18. This bus leaves at 20:55 from Sacramento bus station or stop at Midtown Sac (29th/K), Old Sac (2nd St/J St), Sacramento Bus Station. On the contrary, the bus leaving at 01:30 have the most expensive ticket to San Jose for about USD 21.83.
  • 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 Jose?

  • The first bus time to San Jose is at 01:15. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Sacramento is at 21:55.
  • 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.