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San Francisco to Reno bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.42
Fastest time5h 10m
Trips per day2
bus carriers1
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for San Francisco to Reno
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
February 23, 2020Solo travel
The drive was a very good driver we made it there 30 minutes early very quick and trip
Complementary snacks in water soda juice Bilton headphones in to the seats or disposable ones
Yes take to the lake trip to Reno because you get there so quick for you know you’re there and it’s express and always carry weather and snacks with you in something to read or play with like your phone

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from San Francisco to Reno cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Francisco to Reno were $22.42.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from San Francisco to Reno is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $8.06 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from San Francisco to Reno?

The distance between San Francisco and Reno is approximately 185.74 miles, or 298.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 10 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 is the busiest time to travel by bus from San Francisco to Reno?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Reno by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from San Francisco to Reno?

On average there are 2 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from San Francisco to Reno, with an average of 2.026 trips per day and 19.25 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Francisco to Reno. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from San Francisco to Reno start at $63.07.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to Reno bus trips


Book Greyhound from San Francisco to Reno from $22.42. There are 2.026316 Greyhound schedules from San Francisco to Reno and you can expect on average to pay $26.71 for a Greyhound ticket to Reno. In San Francisco, Greyhound departs to Reno from 425 Mission St and no other station. In Reno, Greyhound arrives at 280 N Center St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Francisco to Reno takes 6 hours and 1 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Reno in 5 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $26.78 for a weekend getaway trip to Reno.

Avg. Time
6h 1m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Reno depart from one main station in San Francisco:
  • 425 Mission St
Buses from San Francisco arrive in Reno at one main station:
  • 280 N Center St

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