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Journey Information

Reno to San Francisco coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£15.69
Shortest Duration5h 45m
Trips per day1
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £15.69 was the low point for coach fares from Reno to San Francisco. Coaches from San Francisco to Reno are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £15.69 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 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.61 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 5 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 186 miles (299 kilometers) from Reno, NV to San Francisco, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 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?

Because many passengers travel from Reno to San Francisco at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Reno?

There is usually only one coach per day from Reno to San Francisco. It leaves the station in Reno at 10:00 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 coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Reno to San Francisco. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct coach, meaning that you do not have to get on a different coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Reno to San Francisco; ticket prices start at £35.31.

What coach companies travel from Reno to San Francisco?

There is one coach company that operates from Reno to San Francisco. Greyhound is the only company to provide coach transportation at the moment. It only operates one coach trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound15h 53m£17.89

Where does the coach leave from in Reno?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Reno, Nevada:

  • 280 N Center St

Where does the coach arrive in San Francisco?

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

  • 425 Mission St

Price trends for coaches from Reno to San Francisco

Monthly average prices


Prices as travel date approaches


coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Reno, NV to San Francisco, CA
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
28 February 2020Vacation
Smooth ride. Driver is helpful.
When someone took the seat across our seats, the seat slide backwards, luckily no one is seated on backseat, otherewise a person could be seriously hurt. The seats must be permanently secured.
Greyhound is good.
4 November 2019Visiting family
Very nice driver and early arrival
Air circulation, kind of stuffy inside the bus.
20 October 2019Vacation

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