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Journey Information

New York to San Francisco coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£147.51
Shortest Duration74h 45m
Trips per day3
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York 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 New York to San Francisco?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £155.36 was the low point for coach fares from New York to San Francisco. Coaches from San Francisco to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £155.36 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 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £81.02 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 78 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 2566 miles (4129 kilometers) from New York, NY to San Francisco, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 74 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 New York 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 New York?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to San Francisco, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to San Francisco 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 New York to San Francisco; ticket prices start at £154.58.

What coach companies travel from New York to San Francisco?

There is one coach company that operates from New York to San Francisco. 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
Greyhound33d 6h 14m£189.97

Where does the coach leave from in New York?

Most coaches depart from the main station in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the coach arrive in San Francisco?

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

  • 425 Mission St

Price trends for coaches from New York to San Francisco

Average prices by travel date

£224£149£75SepSep

Monthly average prices

£177£141£106£71£35ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£255£204£153£102£513020100

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