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Las Vegas-San Francisco Bus Schedule
Las Vegas to San Francisco bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||15h 55m|
|Trips per day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Las Vegas to San Francisco scenic?
What direct bus options are there from Las Vegas to San Francisco?
Is there an Amtrak train from Las Vegas to San Francisco?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Las Vegas to San Francisco 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep 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 Las Vegas to San Francisco?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $128.35 was the low point for bus fares from Las Vegas to San Francisco. Buses from San Francisco to Las Vegas are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $128.35 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. You should book at least 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.34 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 19 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 417 miles (671 kilometers) from Las Vegas, NV to San Francisco, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 55 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?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to San Francisco, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Las Vegas?
The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Las Vegas to San Francisco, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Las Vegas to San Francisco every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Las Vegas to San Francisco; ticket prices start at $118.63.
What bus companies travel from Las Vegas to San Francisco?
Where does the bus leave from in Las Vegas?
Most buses depart from the main station in Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Bus Terminal - 200 S Main St
- South Strip Transfer Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in San Francisco?
All buses from Las Vegas arrive at one main station in San Francisco, California:
- 425 Mission St
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