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San Francisco to Vancouver bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$129.26
Fastest time27h 5m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from San Francisco to Vancouver right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $129.26 was the low point for bus fares from San Francisco to Vancouver. Buses from Vancouver to San Francisco are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $129.26 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 27 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 1281 kilometers (796 miles) from San Francisco to Vancouver. However, the fastest bus only takes 27 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Because many passengers travel from San Francisco to Vancouver 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Francisco?

There is usually only one bus per day from San Francisco to Vancouver. It leaves the station in San Francisco at 4:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from San Francisco to Vancouver. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Francisco to Vancouver; ticket prices start at $185.05.

What bus companies travel from San Francisco to Vancouver?

There is one bus company that operates from San Francisco to Vancouver. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11d 3h 5m$129.26

Where does the bus leave from in San Francisco?

Most buses depart from the main station in San Francisco, California:

  • 425 Mission St

Where does the bus arrive in Vancouver?

All buses from San Francisco arrive at one main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

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