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San Jose-Paso Robles Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There is one daily bus from San Jose to Paso Robles. Traveling by bus from San Jose to Paso Robles usually takes around 3 hours and 25 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance136 mi (219 km)
Shortest duration3h 25m
Cheapest price$48.63
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from San Jose to Paso Robles

Prices as travel date approaches

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What bus companies travel from San Jose to Paso Robles?

There is one bus company that operates from San Jose to Paso Robles. Amtrak Thruway 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
Amtrak Thruway13h 25m$48.63
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from San Jose to Paso Robles start at $49. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from San Jose to Paso Robles 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?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 136 miles (219 kilometers) from San Jose, CA to Paso Robles, CA. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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 Paso Robles. 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Jose?

There is usually only one bus per day from San Jose to Paso Robles. It leaves the station in San Jose at 3:00pm 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 Jose to Paso Robles. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Jose to Paso Robles; ticket prices start at $29.93.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in San Jose?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in San Jose.

Where does the bus arrive in Paso Robles?

Arrival stations

All buses from San Jose arrive at one main station in Paso Robles.

Need a return trip from Paso Robles to San Jose?

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