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San Diego to Phoenix bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$51.71
Fastest time7h 50m
Trips per day10
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How much does a bus ticket from San Diego to Phoenix cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Diego to Phoenix were $58.34.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from San Diego to Phoenix is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $32.01 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from San Diego to Phoenix?

The distance between San Diego and Phoenix is approximately 298.96 miles, or 481.00 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 10 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What's the best day to take the bus from San Diego to Phoenix?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from San Diego to Phoenix.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Tuesday. If you are planning to book travel for Tuesday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Which bus should you take from San Diego to Phoenix?

Typically there are 10 scheduled buses per day. One bus company currently travels from San Diego to Phoenix.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Diego to Phoenix, with an average of 10 trips per day and 195 monthly trips.

Of the 10 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Diego to Phoenix starts at $147.31.

1 carriers offer San Diego to Phoenix bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Diego to Phoenix from $46.41. There are 10 Greyhound schedules from San Diego to Phoenix and you can expect on average to pay $86.31 for a Greyhound ticket to Phoenix. In San Diego, Greyhound departs to Phoenix from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and 1 other station. In Phoenix, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Diego to Phoenix takes 10 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Phoenix in 7 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $91.58 for a weekend getaway trip to Phoenix.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 17m
Avg. Price
$86.31

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from San Diego. Most bus trips to Phoenix will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr
Bus trips arrive in Phoenix at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Phoenix for trips arriving from San Diego:
  • Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
  • Glendale Bus Station
  • 44th St Transit Ctr