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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Berkeley. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley usually takes around 8 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 8 hours,

Distance347 mi (558 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price$51.54
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Berkeley?

Typically $56.93 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Berkeley. Any tickets cheaper than $56.93 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$97$64$32JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley is expected to range from C$53 to C$92. If you are looking to travel to Berkeley within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$57. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$53 and can be found on July 14, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$97$77$58$39$19ASONDJFMAMJJ

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$50 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Los Angeles to Berkeley in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$76 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$97$77$58$39$193020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$29.00 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Berkeley?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Berkeley. FlixBus US is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US78h 41m$63.57
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 7 trips per day from Los Angeles to Berkeley, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to Berkeley?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 558 kilometers from Los Angeles to Berkeley. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Berkeley. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Berkeley, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Berkeley every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Los Angeles to Berkeley without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Berkeley; ticket prices start at $78.94.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Main departure station: Downtown - Vignes Lot

Buses to Berkeley leave from 6 stations in Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Downtown - Vignes Lot

  • 1658 N Orange Drive

  • USC - 3492 S Hope St

  • North Hollywood Bus Station

  • San Fernando Bus Station

  • 592 Gayley Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Berkeley?

Main arrival station: UC Berkeley

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Berkeley.

Bus stations in Berkeley:

  • UC Berkeley

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