Bus Los Angeles to San Jose, CA and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles and return

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Finding the right bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA or from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles just got a whole lot easier. Just use our bus search to find the ideal option: If you're pressed for time, pick the quickest bus, which will get you from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles in 5 hr 35 min. If you want to travel without breaking the bank, go for the cheapest option, which will only cost you $5.00. The San Jose, CA - Los Angeles bus route is operated by megabus US, GotoBus, Busbud and . Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!
  Bus Los Angeles - San Jose, CA    306 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-88%

The cheapest bus routes from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:35 AM
    9 Oct
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.17
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:35 AM
    1 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.17
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:35 AM
    14 Oct
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.17
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      1:00 PM
      7:35 PM
    26 Oct
    megabus US
    from $4.17
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:35 AM
    6 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.17
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:35 AM
    16 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $5.64
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      9:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    20 Sep
    Busbud
    from $10.42
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      9:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    3 Oct
    Busbud
    from $10.42
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:35 AM
    26 Sep
    +1
    megabus US
    from $11.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      10:00 AM
      6:35 PM
    4 Oct
    Busbud
    from $12.92
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      10:00 AM
      6:25 PM
    10 Oct
    Busbud
    from $15.43
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:30 PM
      6:10 AM
    23 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $15.84
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      10:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    14 Oct
    GotoBus
    from $33.35
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      10:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    21 Nov
    GotoBus
    from $33.35


  Bus San Jose, CA - Los Angeles    306 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-88%

The cheapest bus routes from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      7:10 AM
      1:25 PM
    6 Nov
    megabus US
    from $4.17
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:50 PM
    25 Oct
    megabus US
    from $5.64
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:20 PM
    21 Oct
    megabus US
    from $8.34
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    3 Apr
    Busbud
    from $11.26
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:50 PM
    9 Oct
    megabus US
    from $11.29
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:20 PM
    14 Oct
    megabus US
    from $11.29
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    20 Sep
    Busbud
    from $14.59
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    25 Oct
    Busbud
    from $14.59
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    16 May
    Busbud
    from $15.43
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    24 Jan
    Busbud
    from $15.43
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      2:10 PM
      8:55 PM
    9 Oct
    Busbud
    from $15.84
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:50 PM
    28 Sep
    megabus US
    from $22.58
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      8:30 AM
      2:00 PM
    23 Nov
    GotoBus
    from $33.35
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      8:30 AM
      2:00 PM
    26 Sep
    GotoBus
    from $33.35


  Carpooling San Jose, CA - Los Angeles    306 mi

The cheapest train connections from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      5:00 PM
      11:20 PM
    21 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $27.00


Current ticket prices

You'd like to go away for a few days but you're a bit short of money at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Your trip from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA is currently available for only $5.00 with megabus US. If you book last-minute, however, the same journey can be slightly more expensive. Here's a recommendation: make sure to take a look at travel times as well. Avoid spending too much time on the road by opting for the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Los Angeles and San Jose, CA

  Stations
E 7Th St 1716, 90021 Los Angeles (USA)
Maple Ave 611, 90014 Los Angeles (USA)
  Stations
Crandall St 598, 95110 San Jose, CA (USA)
Cahill St 65, 95110 San Jose, CA (USA)
S King Rd 2525, 95121 San Jose, CA (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by megabus US. That way you'll be able to snapchat your route while on the road.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most carriers offering buses from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your Los Angeles – San Jose, CA bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Los Angeles and San Jose, CA: Useful Info

Los Angeles
3.79 Million
San Jose, CA
0.95 Million
Taxi
$4.68
$5.86
Los Angeles
San Jose, CA
A cab ride in Los Angeles is 21% cheaper than in San Jose, CA.
Local buses
$1.75
$2.00
Los Angeles
San Jose, CA
A bus fare in Los Angeles is 13% cheaper than in San Jose, CA.
Beer
$5.00
$5.00
Los Angeles
San Jose, CA
A large beer in Los Angeles is 0% more expensive than in San Jose, CA.
Water
$1.64
$1.71
Los Angeles
San Jose, CA
A bottle of water in Los Angeles is 5% cheaper than in San Jose, CA.
Meal
$11.27
$13.07
Los Angeles
San Jose, CA
A meal in Los Angeles is 14% cheaper than in San Jose, CA.