Find bus tickets from San Antonio to San Francisco
San Antonio to San Francisco bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||42h 45m|
|Trips per day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to San Francisco?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $326.88 was the low point for bus fares from San Antonio to San Francisco. Buses from San Francisco to San Antonio are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $326.88 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 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $89.63 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 43 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 1487 miles (2394 kilometers) from San Antonio, TX to San Francisco, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 42 hours and 45 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?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in San Francisco. 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 Antonio?
There is usually only one bus per day from San Antonio to San Francisco. It leaves the station in San Antonio at 1:00pm 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 Antonio to San Francisco. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Antonio to San Francisco; ticket prices start at $236.26.
What bus companies travel from San Antonio to San Francisco?
There is one bus company that operates from San Antonio to San Francisco. Greyhound 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||1||1d 19h 35m||$363.35|
Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?
Most buses depart from the main station in San Antonio, Texas:
- Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St
Where does the bus arrive in San Francisco?
All buses from San Antonio arrive at one main station in San Francisco, California:
- 425 Mission St
Price trends for buses from San Antonio to San Francisco
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