The cheapest busesfrom San Diego to San Francisco

Showing times and prices for 2023-06-07





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 San Diego to San Francisco will cost around $127 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $93.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

San Diego to San Francisco bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration12h 10m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$93
place Bus depart fromSan Diego
pin_drop Bus arrive inSan Francisco
directions_transit Bus companiesGreyhound, Flixbus

Travel tips

Bus from San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco.
  • How to get to San Francisco from San Diego?

  • On average you find 6 daily schedules to San Francisco from San Diego. Usually, there are 42 bus departures every week on this route. Flixbus bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to San Francisco. It is an average of 4 bus schedules per day and 120 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from San Diego to San Francisco?

  • There is a total of 2 bus companies operating this trip. Greyhound, Flixbus offer a total of 6 bus schedules from San Diego 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 $93. It is the lower trip price you can get on 2023-06-07. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5605 reviews for Greyhound, Flixbus 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 San Diego?

  • The bus traveling length from San Diego to San Francisco is around 12h 10m. Flixbus schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from San Diego. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 10h 25m in San Francisco.
  • Where are San Diego and San Francisco bus stations?

  • For this trip to San Francisco, you can get on board at San Ysidro Bus Terminal, Balboa Park (San Diego), La Jolla - UC San Diego, Downtown SD (Seaport), San Diego (Old Town-FlixBus). Moreover, get off the bus at San Francisco Bus Station, San Francisco (5th/Townsend).
  • 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 Greyhound, Flixbus. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Greyhound, Flixbus website. Reserve your bus seat to San Francisco in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from San Diego to San Francisco?

  • Greyhound, Flixbus tickets to San Francisco costs between $93 and USD 143.99 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Greyhound to San Francisco low-cost tickets for only $93. This bus leaves at 18:50 from San Diego bus station or stop at San Ysidro Bus Terminal, Balboa Park (San Diego), La Jolla - UC San Diego, Downtown SD (Seaport), San Diego (Old Town-FlixBus). On the contrary, the bus leaving at 20:15 have the most expensive ticket to San Francisco for about USD 143.99.
  • 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 Greyhound, Flixbus website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter. Greyhound phone number: Flixbus phone number: +49 30 300137300 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 09:15. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from San Diego is at 20:35.
  • How to get ticket refund on Greyhound, Flixbus?

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

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