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Are you trying to find an upcoming bus trip from New York to San Francisco or vice versa? Then our bus search engine can help you find the best option for your travel needs. If you need to get there as fast as possible, you can opt for the fastest bus connection, which is offered by . If you’re tight on cash or are simply looking for the best deal, consider the cheapest ticket, which starts at $168.00. Just click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

New York to San Francisco Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$168.00
Fastest Bus70h 30m
Distance2,565.1 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
  Bus New York - San Francisco    2565 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-12%

The cheapest bus routes from New York 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
  • New York
    San Francisco
      11:00 PM
      5:35 AM
    21 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      11:00 PM
      5:35 AM
    2 Sep
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      11:00 PM
      5:35 AM
    21 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      10:05 PM
      7:20 AM
    1 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      11:00 PM
      5:35 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      11:00 PM
      5:35 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      10:05 PM
      7:20 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      5:00 PM
      3:30 PM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      5:15 PM
      6:35 PM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      11:00 PM
      5:35 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      2:45 AM
      5:35 AM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      8:00 AM
      7:20 AM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      5:00 PM
      3:30 PM
    21 Jul
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • New York
    San Francisco
      5:15 PM
      6:35 PM
    21 Jul
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00


  Bus San Francisco - New York    2565 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-12%

The cheapest bus routes from San Francisco to New York

%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
    New York
      11:00 PM
      4:05 AM
    2 Sep
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      11:00 PM
      9:35 AM
    1 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      11:00 PM
      4:05 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      11:00 PM
      4:05 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $168.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      11:00 PM
      9:35 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $185.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      9:30 AM
      3:00 PM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      9:30 AM
      4:45 PM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      5:10 PM
      11:55 PM
    4 Aug
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      11:00 PM
      4:05 AM
    4 Aug
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      9:30 AM
      3:00 PM
    21 Jul
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      9:30 AM
      4:45 PM
    21 Jul
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      5:10 PM
      11:55 PM
    21 Jul
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00
  • San Francisco
    New York
      11:00 PM
      4:05 AM
    21 Jul
    +4
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $191.00


Current ticket prices

There's two things to consider when it comes to picking the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip New York - San Francisco, fares currently start from $168.00. It typically depends on whether you book in advance or last-minute. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. While for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the road with other companies.

Bus stops in New York 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 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, bus operators have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all bus operators. For instance, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to google your destination while on the road.

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus operators. Your trip from San Francisco to New York can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most bus operators offering intercity bus trips from New York to San Francisco, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage 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 stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current discounts for your New York – San Francisco bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

New York and San Francisco: Useful Info

New York
8.18 Million
San Francisco
0.81 Million
Taxi
$4.21
$5.21
New York
San Francisco
A cab ride in New York is 20% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Local buses
$2.75
$2.25
New York
San Francisco
A bus fare in New York is 19% more expensive than in San Francisco.
Beer
$6.00
$6.00
New York
San Francisco
A large beer in New York is 0% more expensive than in San Francisco.
Water
$2.15
$2.44
New York
San Francisco
A bottle of water in New York is 12% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Meal
$12.39
$15.92
New York
San Francisco
A meal in New York is 23% cheaper than in San Francisco.
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