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Journey Information

San Francisco to San Diego coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£47.08
Shortest Duration13h 45m
Trips per day3
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from San Francisco 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 coach 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, 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 San Diego?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £47.08 was the low point for coach fares from San Francisco to San Diego. Coaches from San Diego to San Francisco are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £47.08 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 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £38.62 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 14 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 458 miles (738 kilometers) from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 13 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach 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, 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?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from San Francisco to San Diego, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from San Francisco 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 coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Francisco to San Diego; ticket prices start at £50.61.

What coach companies travel from San Francisco to San Diego?

There is one coach company that operates from San Francisco to San Diego. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound314h 7m£61.17

Where does the coach leave from in San Francisco?

San Francisco, California has two coach stations with service to San Diego, California:

  • 425 Mission St

Where does the coach arrive in San Diego?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in San Diego, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr

Price trends for coaches from San Francisco to San Diego

Average prices by travel date

£94£63£31SepOct

Monthly average prices

£59£47£35£24£12NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£98£78£59£39£203020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

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