Bus San Diego to San Francisco and return

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Facts about the bus from San Diego to San Francisco

Cheapest Bus$28.88
Fastest Bus9h 50m
Earliest Bus5:45 AM
Latest Bus8:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes4 Ø
Distance457.7 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US, Hoang Express

The cheapest bus routes from San Diego to San Francisco

Today
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from $63.00
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No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    8:40 PM
    San Diego, CA - La Jolla
    Duration 10h 20m
    7:00 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$28.88
  • FlixBus
    8:30 PM
    San Diego, CA - La Jolla
    Duration 10h 10m
    6:40 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$28.88
  • FlixBus
    8:50 PM
    San Diego, CA - La Jolla
    Duration 9h 50m
    6:40 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$28.88
  • Greyhound US
    8:35 PM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    Duration 10h 45m
    7:20 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$48.00
  • Greyhound US
    5:45 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    Duration 13h 5m
    6:50 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$60.00
  • Greyhound US
    5:45 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    Duration 15h 5m
    8:50 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$63.00
  • Greyhound US
    8:05 PM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    Duration 12h 10m
    8:15 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$63.00
  • Hoang Express
    7:00 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    Duration 11h 0m
    6:00 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$65.00

The cheapest bus routes from San Francisco to San Diego

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

  • FlixBus
    10:10 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 10h 15m
    8:25 AM
    San Diego, CA - Westfield Mission Valley
    from$33.60
  • FlixBus
    10:10 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 9h 55m
    8:05 AM
    San Diego, CA - Westfield Mission Valley
    from$33.60
  • Greyhound US
    11:00 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 11h 45m
    10:45 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    from$48.00
  • FlixBus
    10:10 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 9h 30m
    7:40 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    from$59.99
  • Greyhound US
    9:30 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 13h 45m
    11:15 AM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    from$61.00
  • Hoang Express
    6:30 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 10h 30m
    5:00 PM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    from$65.00
  • Greyhound US
    8:00 AM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 13h 55m
    9:55 PM
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    from$72.00

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

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 4 companies: FlixBus, Greyhound US, GotoBus and Busbud. Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $28.88. The fastest bus will take you from San Francisco to San Diego within 12h 10m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!
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!
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 $28.88. Another thing to consider is the travel time: Greyhound US will get you to your destination in only 12h 10m, while other companies take a bit longer.

Bus stops in San Diego and San Francisco

Stations
Townsend St 400, 94107 San Francisco (USA)
Folsom Street 200, 94105 San Francisco (USA)
Passenger Loading Zone in front of Ferry Building on Embarcadero. Bus will stop near Marketbar Cafe. , 94105 San Francisco (USA)
Buckingham Way 501, 94132 San Francisco (USA)
Post St 470, 94102 San Francisco (USA)

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