Bus San Diego to San Francisco and return

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If you want to take a bus from San Diego to San Francisco, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 5 companies: FlixBus, Greyhound US, GotoBus, Busbud and . Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $23.29. The fastest bus will take you from San Francisco to San Diego within 11h 0m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!

San Diego to San Francisco Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$23.29
Fastest Bus10h 5m
Distance457.7 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US, Hoang Express
  Bus San Diego - San Francisco    458 mi
Ø Bus connections25 x
Savings-61%

The cheapest bus routes from San Diego 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
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      7:10 PM
      6:55 AM
    5 Mar
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      10:15 AM
      8:50 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      8:25 AM
      8:50 PM
    6 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      7:10 PM
      6:55 AM
    20 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      7:10 PM
      6:55 AM
    6 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      9:55 AM
      8:50 PM
    18 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      8:50 PM
      6:55 AM
    16 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $31.61
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      8:35 PM
      7:20 AM
    23 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $48.00
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      8:35 PM
      7:20 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $49.00
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      8:35 PM
      7:20 AM
    9 Mar
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $52.00
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      8:35 PM
      7:20 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $52.00
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      6:00 PM
      5:25 AM
    15 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $53.00
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      7:00 AM
      6:00 PM
    21 Jan
    Hoang ExpressHoang Express
    from $60.00
  • San Diego
    San Francisco
      7:00 AM
      6:00 PM
    10 Jan
    Hoang ExpressHoang Express
    from $60.00


  Bus San Francisco - San Diego    458 mi
Ø Bus connections25 x
Savings-98%

The cheapest bus routes from San Francisco to San Diego

%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
    San Diego
      10:10 PM
      8:05 AM
    10 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $1.10
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      6:00 AM
      5:50 PM
    15 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      10:10 PM
      11:00 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      6:00 AM
      5:40 PM
    25 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      6:00 AM
      5:20 PM
    18 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      6:00 AM
      6:05 PM
    16 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $23.29
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      11:00 PM
      10:45 AM
    17 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $35.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      11:00 PM
      10:45 AM
    15 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $40.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      10:00 PM
      10:00 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $43.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      11:00 PM
      10:45 AM
    26 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $45.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      11:00 PM
      10:45 AM
    2 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $48.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      11:00 PM
      10:45 AM
    16 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $55.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      6:30 AM
      5:00 PM
    28 Dec
    Hoang ExpressHoang Express
    from $60.00
  • San Francisco
    San Diego
      6:30 AM
      5:00 PM
    30 Dec
    Hoang ExpressHoang Express
    from $60.00


Current ticket prices

Travel bargains are what you're after? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus since it's one of the cheapest means of transportation. To get even more bang for your buck, don't forget to compare fares because they tend to vary. Sometimes, you can save a few bucks simply by taking an earlier bus. On the route San Diego - San Francisco, fares currently start from $23.29. Another thing to consider is the travel time: will get you to your destination in only 11h 0m, while other companies take a bit longer.

Bus stops in San Diego and San Francisco

  Stations
Townsend St 400, 94107 San Francisco (USA)

More on bus features and services

Don't settle for less! No matter how you want to travel, our smart search function will help you pick just the right bus. On your coach route from San Diego to San Francisco you might be looking for a particularly short travel time, for the cheapest bus ticket or for the best amenities.

While carry-on luggage is normally allowed free of charge, there might be restrictions regarding additional checked baggage or oversized luggage. If you want to bring a very large bag exceeding the usual weight requirements on a bus from San Francisco to San Diego, then you should opt for an offer provided by FlixBus.

The details of every individual bus schedule are shown in our search results and you can also see whether they are free of charge or not: Just check for the company that allows you to take your pet or that has free WiFi, power outlets and a good selection of drinks. You'll also find other useful info on CheckMyBus, such as details on current special discounts. Travel smart!

San Diego and San Francisco: Useful Info

San Diego
1.41 Million
San Francisco
0.81 Million
Taxi
$1.67
$5.21
San Diego
San Francisco
A cab ride in San Diego is 68% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Local buses
$0.60
$2.25
San Diego
San Francisco
A bus fare in San Diego is 74% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Beer
$1.83
$6.00
San Diego
San Francisco
A large beer in San Diego is 70% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Water
$0.75
$2.44
San Diego
San Francisco
A bottle of water in San Diego is 70% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Meal
$4.38
$15.92
San Diego
San Francisco
A meal in San Diego is 73% cheaper than in San Francisco.
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