The cheapest busesfrom San Francisco to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for 2023-12-03





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 Francisco to Los Angeles will cost around $45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $39.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

San Francisco to Los Angeles bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration9h 12m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$39
place Bus depart fromSan Francisco
pin_drop Bus arrive inLos Angeles
directions_transit Bus companiesGreyhound, Flixbus

Travel tips

Bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel by bus to Los Angeles 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 Francisco to Los Angeles.
  • How to get to Los Angeles from San Francisco?

  • On average you find 16 daily schedules to Los Angeles from San Francisco. Usually, there are 112 bus departures every week on this route. Flixbus bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Los Angeles. It is an average of 11 bus schedules per day and 330 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

  • There is a total of 2 bus companies operating this trip. Greyhound, Flixbus offer a total of 16 bus schedules from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Keep in mind that this 2 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Flixbus tickets are available for $39. It is the lower trip price you can get on 2023-12-03. 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 Los Angeles cheap tickets.
  • How far apart is Los Angeles from San Francisco?

  • The bus traveling length from San Francisco to Los Angeles is around 9h 12m. Flixbus schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from San Francisco. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 7h 5m in Los Angeles.
  • Where are San Francisco and Los Angeles bus stations?

  • For this trip to Los Angeles, you can get on board at San Francisco Bus Station, San Francisco (5th/Townsend). Moreover, get off the bus at Hollywood / Highland (LA), Los Angeles Union Station, Downtown LA (FlixBus Lot), UCLA (Gayley/Strathmore), USC (Hope/Jefferson).
  • 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 Los Angeles in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

  • Greyhound, Flixbus tickets to Los Angeles costs between $39 and USD 59.99 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Flixbus to Los Angeles low-cost tickets for only $39. This bus leaves at 08:00 from San Francisco bus station or stop at San Francisco Bus Station, San Francisco (5th/Townsend). On the contrary, the bus leaving at 22:40 have the most expensive ticket to Los Angeles for about USD 59.99.
  • 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 Los Angeles?

  • The first bus time to Los Angeles is at 06:30. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from San Francisco is at 22:40.
  • 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.