Bus from San Diego to San Francisco

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Facts about the bus from San Diego to San Francisco

Cheapest Bus$39.98
Fastest Bus10h 25m
Earliest Bus5:45 AM
Latest Bus8:35 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance457.7 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US
Do you want to travel by bus from San Diego to San Francisco?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from San Diego and arriving in San Francisco and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as FlixBus or Greyhound US. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the San Diego San Francisco bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in San Diego and San Francisco which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from San Francisco, alternative destinations from San Diego, and the most popular airport shuttles from San Francisco.

The cheapest bus routes from San Diego to San Francisco

Today
from $66.00
Tomorrow
from $44.98
10/18
from $63.00
10/19
from $63.00
10/20
from $65.00
10/21
from $44.98

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    8:15 AM
    San Diego, CA - Old Town
    Duration 15h 0m
    11:15 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$39.98
  • FlixBus
    7:35 AM
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    Duration 15h 40m
    11:15 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$39.98
  • FlixBus
    6:20 AM
    San Diego, CA - SDSU Transit Center
    Duration 13h 0m
    7:20 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$44.98
  • FlixBus
    4:05 PM
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    Duration 14h 40m
    6:45 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$44.98
  • FlixBus
    8:35 PM
    San Diego, CA - Old Town
    Duration 10h 25m
    7:00 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$49.99
  • Greyhound US
    8:05 PM
    San Diego
    Duration 12h 10m
    8:15 AM
    San Francisco
    from$63.00
  • Greyhound US
    5:45 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    Duration 13h 0m
    6:45 PM
    San Francisco, CA - Bus Station Transbay
    from$63.00

The cheapest train connections from San Diego to San Francisco

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Amtrak
    6:10 AM
    San Diego
    Duration 15h 14m
    9:24 PM
    San Francisco
    from$97.59
  • Amtrak
    5:55 AM
    San Diego
    Duration 15h 59m
    9:54 PM
    San Francisco
    from$106.88
  • Amtrak
    5:55 AM
    San Diego
    Duration 15h 29m
    9:24 PM
    San Francisco
    from$117.34

Bus San Diego to San Francisco: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from San Diego to San Francisco and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $39.98, whereas the quickest connection takes 10h 25m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the San Diego San Francisco bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from San Diego to San Francisco!

Bus stops in San Diego and San Francisco

Stations
San Francisco - Beach St & Hyde St
San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
Townsend St 400, 94107  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Bus Station Transbay
Folsom Street 200, 94105  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - One Ferry Building
Passenger Loading Zone in front of Ferry Building on Embarcadero. Bus will stop near Marketbar Cafe. , 94105  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Stonestown
Buckingham Way 501, 94132  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Union Square
Post St 470, 94102  San Francisco  (USA)

FAQs about the bus route San Diego to San Francisco

How much does a San Diego San Francisco bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $39.98 and takes 15h 0m to reach San Francisco. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from San Diego to San Francisco?

This route is offered by 2 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $39.98 and $63.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to San Francisco.

On average, how many connections are available from San Diego to San Francisco each day?

Every day, the San Diego San Francisco bus route is served by approximately 1 connection. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from San Diego to San Francisco take?

The fastest bus from San Diego to San Francisco is offered by FlixBus and takes 10h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $49.99. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from San Diego to San Francisco?

The earliest bus arriving in San Francisco from San Diego starts at 5:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from San Diego to San Francisco?

The latest bus trip departing from San Diego for San Francisco starts at 8:35 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the San Diego San Francisco route?

When traveling by bus from San Diego to San Francisco, passengers can travel with FlixBus and Greyhound US. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from San Diego to San Francisco?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from San Diego to San Francisco, CheckMyBus currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

What can I take with me on the San Diego to San Francisco bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the San Diego San Francisco bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the San Diego San Francisco bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from San Diego to San Francisco on your planned travel date.

Compare San Diego and San Francisco

San Diego
1.41 Million
San Francisco
0.81 Million
$1.55
$5.21
San Diego
San Francisco
A cab ride in San Diego is 71% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$0.56
$2.25
San Diego
San Francisco
A bus fare in San Diego is 76% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$1.70
$6.00
San Diego
San Francisco
A large beer in San Diego is 72% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$0.70
$2.44
San Diego
San Francisco
A bottle of water in San Diego is 72% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$4.09
$15.92
San Diego
San Francisco
A meal in San Diego is 75% cheaper than in San Francisco.

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