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Seattle to San Diego bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||33h 45m|
|Trips per day||6|
Seattle-San Diego Bus Schedule
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Seattle to San Diego 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 Seattle to San Diego?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $166.40 was the low point for bus fares from Seattle to San Diego. Buses from San Diego to Seattle are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $166.40 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $119.95 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 36 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 1064 miles (1712 kilometers) from Seattle, WA to San Diego, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 33 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 Diego. 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Seattle?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Seattle to San Diego, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Seattle to San Diego 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 Seattle to San Diego; ticket prices start at $178.33.
What bus companies travel from Seattle to San Diego?
There is one bus company that operates from Seattle to San Diego. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||6||1d 12h 37m||$227.88|
Where does the bus leave from in Seattle?
Seattle, Washington has two bus stations with service to San Diego, California:
- 1301 Madison St
- King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
- 702 Marion St
- 1660 S Columbian Way
- 1260 Cherry St
- 9th Ave &spring St
- 325 9th St
Where does the bus arrive in San Diego?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in San Diego, California:
- Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
- San Ysidro Transit Ctr
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