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San Jose-San Francisco Coach Timetable

Journey Information

San Jose to San Francisco coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£4.65
Shortest Duration1h 30m
Trips per day2
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from San Jose 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 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 Jose to San Francisco?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £6.20 was the low point for coach fares from San Jose to San Francisco. Coaches from San Francisco to San Jose are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £6.20 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 8 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.07 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 1 hour 41 minutes to cover the 42 miles (68 kilometers) from San Jose, CA to San Francisco, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 30 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave San Jose?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 06:00. To see the times for all coaches from San Jose to San Francisco, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from San Jose to San Francisco. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Jose to San Francisco; ticket prices start at £17.44.

What coach companies travel from San Jose to San Francisco?

There is one coach company that operates from San Jose to San Francisco. Greyhound is the one coach line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21h 42m£7.70

Where does the coach leave from in San Jose?

Most coaches depart from the main station in San Jose, California:

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St

Where does the coach arrive in San Francisco?

All coaches from San Jose arrive at one main station in San Francisco, California:

  • 425 Mission St

Price trends for coaches from San Jose to San Francisco

Average prices by travel date

£12£8£4AugSep

Monthly average prices

£19£16£12£8£4ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£19£16£12£8£43020100

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