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San Jose to San Diego bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.74
Fastest time10h 0m
Trips per day9
bus carriers2
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Overall score for San Jose to San Diego
4.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
2.0
Value
3.0
Condition
3.0
Emily
3.0
June 1, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
Plug was broken for charging We were an hour late coming into LA so nearly missed connection and driver didn’t seem to care... Should be able to communicate with depo somehow to say we are close etc

How to book cheap bus tickets from San Jose to San Diego

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from San Jose to San Diego is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Jose to San Diego were $65.25. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $25.71 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between San Jose and San Diego is approximately 416.62 miles, or 670.31 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 11 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours,

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 Jose to San Diego?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Jose to San Diego by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Thursday 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.

Greyhound from San Jose to San Diego has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from San Jose to San Diego, with an average of 8 trips per day and 163 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from San Jose to San Diego. Of the 9 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Jose to San Diego starts at $80.80.

2 carriers offer San Jose to San Diego bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Jose to San Diego from $39.74. There are 8 Greyhound schedules from San Jose to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay $77.02 for a Greyhound ticket to San Diego. In San Jose, Greyhound departs to San Diego from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station. In San Diego, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Jose to San Diego takes 11 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Diego in 10 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $77.42 for a weekend getaway trip to San Diego.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 5m
Avg. Price
$77.02

Tufesa Internacional

Book Tufesa Internacional from San Jose to San Diego from $101.99. There are 2 Tufesa Internacional schedules from San Jose to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay $101.99 for a Tufesa Internacional ticket to San Diego. In San Jose, Tufesa Internacional departs to San Diego from 1118 E William St and 1 other station. In San Diego, Tufesa Internacional arrives at San Ysidro Transit Center and no other station.

An average trip on Tufesa Internacional from San Jose to San Diego takes 10 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Internacional trip will get you to San Diego in 10 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tufesa Internacional offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $101.99 for a weekend getaway trip to San Diego.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 15m
Avg. Price
$101.99

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from San Jose. Most bus trips to San Diego will depart from:
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
  • 1118 E William St
  • 1642 Story Rd
Bus trips arrive in San Diego at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in San Diego for trips arriving from San Jose:
  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr
  • San Ysidro Transit Center