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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If you want to take a bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 3 bus companies: megabus US, GotoBus and Busbud. Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $5.00. The quickest bus will take you from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles within 6 hr 35 min. Just click the "Find Now" button, see all 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
      6:50 AM
    29 Jul
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:50 AM
    12 Aug
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:50 AM
    21 Aug
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:50 AM
    1 Aug
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      11:59 PM
      6:50 AM
    9 Aug
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      7:00 AM
      1:35 PM
    31 Aug
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      6:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    1 Aug
    Busbud
    from $10.72
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      9:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    20 Sep
    Busbud
    from $10.72
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      9:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    3 Oct
    Busbud
    from $10.72
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      2:00 AM
      11:05 AM
    2 Aug
    Busbud
    from $10.72
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      9:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    30 Aug
    Busbud
    from $10.72
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      9:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    6 Sep
    Busbud
    from $11.57
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      10:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    29 Jul
    GotoBus
    from $34.29
  • Los Angeles
    San Jose, CA
      10:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    26 Jul
    GotoBus
    from $34.29


  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
    8 Aug
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:50 PM
    31 Aug
    megabus US
    from $4.29
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:20 PM
    5 Aug
    megabus US
    from $8.57
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:50 PM
    17 Aug
    megabus US
    from $8.57
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    8 Aug
    Busbud
    from $11.57
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    3 Apr
    Busbud
    from $11.57
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    19 Sep
    Busbud
    from $15.00
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    20 Sep
    Busbud
    from $15.00
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      9:05 AM
      4:20 PM
    31 Aug
    Busbud
    from $16.29
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:35 PM
      10:30 PM
    31 Jul
    Busbud
    from $16.29
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      6:30 PM
      1:30 AM
    11 Aug
    +1
    GotoBus
    from $17.14
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:50 PM
    26 Jul
    megabus US
    from $17.14
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      12:10 PM
      6:20 PM
    29 Jul
    megabus US
    from $17.14
  • San Jose, CA
    Los Angeles
      8:30 AM
      2:00 PM
    17 Aug
    GotoBus
    from $34.29


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the most affordable options for visiting relatives or simply seeing new cities. For your bus ride from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA, there's tickets available starting at only $5.00, offered by megabus US. But don't hesitate: if you book last-minute, you might have to pay up to $41.00.

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

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus companies. 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 bus companies offering intercity bus rides 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 baggage can usually be booked for a few dollars (or the currency of the country you're traveling in).

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.