Bus Los Angeles to San Francisco and return

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You can get a bus ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco or from San Francisco to Los Angeles for only $1.00. Greyhound US, megabus US, GotoBus and Busbud offer affordable and convenient bus routes between these two cities, allowing travellers to save money without compromising comfort. This route's fastest travel time starts at 7 hr 35 min . The choice is yours: Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!
  Bus Los Angeles - San Francisco    347 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-97%

The cheapest bus routes from Los Angeles 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
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      7:00 AM
      2:45 PM
    31 Oct
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      11:15 PM
      6:35 AM
    7 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      11:15 PM
      6:35 AM
    16 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.24
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      11:15 PM
      6:35 AM
    14 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.24
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      7:00 AM
      2:45 PM
    7 Nov
    megabus US
    from $5.59
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    8 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $5.59
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      7:00 AM
      2:45 PM
    1 Nov
    megabus US
    from $8.48
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      9:40 AM
      6:15 PM
    11 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $13.15
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      9:40 AM
      6:15 PM
    8 May
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      9:40 AM
      6:15 PM
    16 May
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      8:00 AM
      4:55 PM
    26 Oct
    Busbud
    from $22.06
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      9:00 AM
      5:55 PM
    5 Nov
    Busbud
    from $23.75
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      11:30 PM
      7:25 AM
    26 Oct
    +1
    GotoBus
    from $25.45
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      11:30 PM
      7:25 AM
    12 Nov
    +1
    GotoBus
    from $30.54


  Bus San Francisco - Los Angeles    347 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-87%

The cheapest bus routes from San Francisco 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 Francisco
    Los Angeles
      12:15 AM
      8:00 AM
    12 Nov
    megabus US
    from $4.24
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      11:35 PM
      7:00 AM
    30 Nov
    megabus US
    from $4.24
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      11:35 PM
      7:00 AM
    4 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.24
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      11:35 PM
      7:00 AM
    16 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $5.59
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      11:35 PM
      7:00 AM
    2 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $5.59
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      9:30 AM
      5:25 PM
    18 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      9:30 AM
      5:25 PM
    15 Aug
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      9:30 AM
      5:25 PM
    22 Aug
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      9:30 AM
      5:25 PM
    31 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      7:00 AM
      4:20 PM
    25 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      5:00 AM
      5:40 PM
    24 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $15.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      7:40 AM
      4:40 PM
    14 Nov
    Busbud
    from $18.66
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      10:30 PM
      7:15 AM
    4 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $19.51
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      10:00 PM
      5:55 AM
    29 Oct
    +1
    GotoBus
    from $33.08


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the cheapest options for visiting relatives or simply discovering new countries. Finding a cheap ticket for a ride from Los Angeles to San Francisco is usally not difficult. But be quick: Should you forget to book in advance, however, fares can be a little more expensive.

Bus stops in Los Angeles and San Francisco

  Stations
E 7Th St 1716, 90021 Los Angeles (USA)
Magnolia Blvd 11239, 91601 Los Angeles (USA)
  Stations
San Francisco Bicycle Rte 36 399, 94107 San Francisco (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and pick the perfect bus! Go for the quickest bus if you're pressed for time, pick the most affordable one if you want to travel for less or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities.

While carry-on baggage, AC and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some operators go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as outlets (sometimes in every single row) or free wireless internet. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine start comparing the cheapest bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Los Angeles and San Francisco: Useful Info

Los Angeles
3.79 Million
San Francisco
0.81 Million
Taxi
$4.68
$5.21
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A cab ride in Los Angeles is 11% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Local buses
$1.75
$2.25
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A bus fare in Los Angeles is 23% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Beer
$5.00
$6.00
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A large beer in Los Angeles is 17% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Water
$1.64
$2.44
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A bottle of water in Los Angeles is 33% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Meal
$11.27
$15.92
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A meal in Los Angeles is 30% cheaper than in San Francisco.