The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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11 h 40 m
12 h 25 m
Buses per day
Of the 2 buses that leave San Francisco, CA for San Diego every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||457 miles (737 km)|
|Average bus duration||10 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$74 (€68)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Greyhound, Amtrak or Flixbus|
Buses from San Francisco, CA to San Diego cover the 457 miles (737 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 55 min with our travel partners like Greyhound, Amtrak or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $64 (€59), but the average price of bus tickets is $74 (€68).
For as little as $64 (€59) you can travel by bus from San Francisco, CA to San Diego with FlixBus, Amtrak and Greyhound. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from San Francisco, CA to San Diego bus information:
One of the best ways to travel between San Francisco, CA and San Diego is by taking a bus with Greyhound. Omio helps you find the ideal Greyhound bus from San Francisco, CA to San Diego by showing you Greyhound current bus schedules and timetables, the bus tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this San Francisco, CA to San Diego route. You can expect to travel 457 miles (737 km) between San Francisco, CA and San Diego on a bus with Greyhound. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses between San Francisco, CA and San Diego, you can check straight away if the Greyhound ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Once you’ve found that perfect bus, book your Greyhound bus ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to San Diego from San Francisco, CA!
Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak buses running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by bus across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next bus journey between San Francisco, CA and San Diego.
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