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There are 11 intercity buses per day from Las Vegas to San Jose. Traveling by bus from Las Vegas to San Jose usually takes around 14 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||382 mi (615 km)|
|Shortest duration||12h 25m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus US|
How much is a bus ticket from Las Vegas to San Jose?
Typically $92.01 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to San Jose. Considering the long haul nature of the trip to San Jose and taking into account ease of bus travel tickets this price is a great deal It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Las Vegas to San Jose is expected to range from C$92 to C$125. If you are looking to travel to San Jose within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$98. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$92 and can be found on June 2, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$61 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Las Vegas to San Jose in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$105 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$46.57 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Las Vegas to San Jose?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Las Vegas to San Jose that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.
FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 8 trips per day from Las Vegas to San Jose, and the average ticket for this route costs only .
Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Las Vegas to San Jose every day, with the average journey taking around 14 hours and 41 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to San Jose usually start from $103.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Las Vegas to San Jose 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 takes an average of 14 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 615 kilometers from Las Vegas to San Jose. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Las Vegas to San Jose 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Las Vegas?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Las Vegas to San Jose, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to San Jose are there per day?
There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Las Vegas to San Jose 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 Jose; ticket prices start at $108.25.
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San Jose is located in the heart of the world-famous Silicon Valley in California’s Bay Area. It is the largest city in Northern California and, as such, it is the area’s cultural, political and financial center.
While you’re in San Jose, make sure to check out the city’s various museums. Since you’re in the world’s foremost technology hub, the Tech Museum of Innovation is a must-visit. And since you’re on the West Coast, you should stop by the San Jose Museum of Art that features the largest permanent collection of works from West Coast artists.
Thanks to its mild California climate, San Jose is one of the best cities in the U.S. for outdoor activities, and due to its largely younger-leaning population, it offers quite the vibrant nightlife. In fact, San Jose is among the biggest party hubs in America.
San Jose is served by various bus carriers and has several Amtrak stops within its vicinity. In addition, the city’s airport is located right near the downtown area, which makes travel to and from San Jose a breeze.
Where does the bus leave from in Las Vegas?
Buses to San Jose leave from 3 stations in Las Vegas.
All bus stations in Las Vegas:
Downtown Grand (Premium Xpress)
3200 S Las Vegas Blvd
RTC South Strip Transit Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in San Jose?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in San Jose.
Bus stations in San Jose:
Downtown San Jose - 129 W San Carlos St
Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
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