Bus Ames, IA to San Francisco and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from San Francisco to Ames, IA and return

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When booking a bus from Ames, IA to San Francisco you can pick different options. If you need to get there fast go for the fastest one, which is provided by Greyhound US and which will get you to your desired destination in 46h 30m. Regarding prices, you can usually get cheap bus tickets for San Francisco - Ames, IA starting from $139.00.

Ames, IA to San Francisco Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$139.00
Fastest Bus46h 30m
Distance1,546.2 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
  Bus Ames, IA - San Francisco    1546 mi
Ø Bus connections1 x

The cheapest bus routes from Ames, IA to San Francisco

%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
  • Ames, IA
    San Francisco
      5:00 PM
      3:30 PM
    21 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound US
    from $139.00


  Bus San Francisco - Ames, IA    1546 mi
Ø Bus connections1 x
Savings-8%

The cheapest bus routes from San Francisco to Ames, IA

%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 Francisco
    Ames, IA
      11:00 PM
      12:10 AM
    11 Feb
    +3
    Greyhound US
    from $195.00
  • San Francisco
    Ames, IA
      9:30 AM
      9:45 AM
    11 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound US
    from $198.00
  • San Francisco
    Ames, IA
      9:30 AM
      9:45 AM
    21 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound US
    from $208.00
  • San Francisco
    Ames, IA
      11:00 PM
      12:10 AM
    21 Jan
    +3
    Greyhound US
    from $213.00


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices for the bus route Ames, IA - San Francisco are currently starting from $139.00. If you book last-minute, however, the trip might set you back $139.00. This is why we recommend checking different departure times (if you're flexible timewise, that is). Sometimes you can save a few dollars by simply taking a later bus. Also take a look at travel times: while Greyhound US only needs 46h 30m for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the road when opting for other companies.

Bus stops in Ames, IA and San Francisco

  Stations
Townsend St 400, 94107 San Francisco (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 greenest 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 wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, wireless internet at no extra cost can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to check your Facebook feed while on the road.

A generous baggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from San Francisco to Ames, IA can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most carriers offering intercity bus rides from Ames, IA to San Francisco, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or bulky 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 special discounts for your Ames, IA – San Francisco bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!

Ames, IA and San Francisco: Useful Info

Ames, IA
58,965
San Francisco
0.81 Million
Taxi
$3.74
$5.21
Ames, IA
San Francisco
A cab ride in Ames, IA is 29% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Local buses
$1.62
$2.25
Ames, IA
San Francisco
A bus fare in Ames, IA is 28% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Beer
$3.86
$6.00
Ames, IA
San Francisco
A large beer in Ames, IA is 36% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Water
$3.30
$2.44
Ames, IA
San Francisco
A bottle of water in Ames, IA is 27% more expensive than in San Francisco.
Meal
$7.72
$15.92
Ames, IA
San Francisco
A meal in Ames, IA is 52% cheaper than in San Francisco.
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