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Los Angeles to San Francisco bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||8h 15m|
|Trips per day||10|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an overnight bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
Can you bring food or drinks on the bus?
How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $39.92 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Buses from San Francisco to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $39.92 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $25.32 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to San Francisco; ticket prices start at $72.31.
What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?
Los Angeles, California has two bus stations with service to San Francisco, California:
- Union Station
- North Hollywood Bus Station
- Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
Where does the bus arrive in San Francisco?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in San Francisco, California:
- 425 Mission St
- Caltrain Stn - SW Cnr of Townsend St and 5th St
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