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San Francisco to Los Angeles coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||8h 10m|
|Trips per day||12|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles a good day trip?
What are the different types of buses from San Francisco to L.A.?
There are two different bus companies that you can take from San Francisco to L.A.: Greyhound and Megabus. Greyhound typically offers 11 to 12 daily trips, while Megabus usually offers five to six. You can expect free Wi-Fi, electrical outlets for your charging needs, and AC or heating on both carriers.
Greyhound and Megabus both offer cheap prices on tickets for this route. The average price is about $20 for each, but you can expect to pay as little as $4.99 for a Megabus ticket. The duration of this bus trip is between 8 and 9 hours, so make sure to bring what you need for this road trip.
Is it safe to travel by coach from San Francisco to Los Angeles 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 coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach 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 coach ticket from San Francisco to Los Angeles?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £26.98 was the low point for coach fares from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Coaches from Los Angeles to San Francisco are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £26.98 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £22.43 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Los Angeles at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave San Francisco?
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 12 scheduled coaches that travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Francisco to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at £43.23.
What coach companies travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles?
Where does the coach leave from in San Francisco?
Coaches to Los Angeles leave from multiple locations in San Francisco, California. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:
- 425 Mission St
- Caltrain Stn - SW Cnr of Townsend St and 5th St
Where does the coach arrive in Los Angeles?
Coaches arrive in Los Angeles at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Los Angeles, California:
- Union Station
- Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
- North Hollywood Bus Station
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