Search bus tickets to San Diego
How to get to San Diego by bus
|Trips per day||1,761|
We find the cheapest bus & train tickets, so you can wander for less.
Best Travel Options
We partner with 500+ carriers to bring you the most bus & train options.
Quick & Easy Booking
Book trips quickly with a simple, hassle-free checkout – online & on our app.
Fast Customer Support
We don’t monkey around. We respond within minutes to help you out.
About San Diego
San Diego is known as "America's Finest City" for its sunny weather, white-sand beaches, and dazzling attractions from Belmont Park to SeaWorld. San Diego's 70 miles of pristine beaches include such gems as Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, La Jolla Cove, and Coronado Beach. The city's strong surfing culture may even inspire you to rent a surfboard and catch the epic waves, bro.
Visitors can spend days getting lost in Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre cultural hub which features 16 museums, immaculate gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The historic heart of the city, Old Town, showcases San Diego's heritage and ties to Mexican culture, while other sights like the USS Midway pay tribute to the city's military and maritime history. Leave time for some evening exploring, too! San Diego is rated the #1 best city for craft beer in America, so don't miss out on the bars in the Gaslamp Quarter: 16 walkable blocks packed with nightlife and young crowds.
Two airports, as well as many bus and train options, mean it is easy to get to San Diego from afar or from nearby cities like Tijuana, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.
What bus companies travel to San Diego, California?
Located in California, San Diego is accessible by bus from 64 other cities. You can choose from 1761 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to San Diego on Wanderu. Calimex usually has the most buses on any given day.
Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to San Diego are also available.
Bus companies serving San Diego
|Bus||Routes||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||54||6h 39m||$45.41|
|Tufesa Internacional||10||5h 33m||$58.96|
|Los Limousines||3||3h 34m||$34.45|
FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment.
Tufesa Internacional is the international brand of one of the largest ground transportation providers in Mexico, Tufesa. The carrier offers daily bus trips to and from several cities in the Southwestern United States, including cross-border trips between the U.S. and Mexico. The carrier’s fleet features modern coaches equipped with state-of-the-art technology and amenities, such as onboard restrooms, reclining seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and a digital entertainment system.
Which bus carrier has the best service to San Diego?
Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to San Diego by bus with Greyhound giving them a 3.9 rating out of 5.
Travelers also mentioned that Tufesa Internacional had the most comfortable bus service to San Diego taking into account the seats and amenities that Tufesa Internacional offers. They rate Tufesa Internacional a 4 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.
If you are looking to arrive to San Diego punctually, travelers suggest that Greyhound has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to San Diego, rating them a 4.2 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
The busiest bus station in San Diego is San Ysidro Transit Center. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in San Diego are:
- San Ysidro Transit Center
- 3154 El Cajon Blvd
- 3060 Carmel Valley Rd
|Departure||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Los Angeles||2h 35m||$36.95|
|East Los Angeles||2h 25m||$39.72|
Top bus routes to and from San Diego
- bus from Palm Springs to San Diego
- bus from San Francisco to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Palm Springs
- bus from Carlsbad to San Diego
- bus from Oceanside to San Diego
- bus from Buena Park to San Diego
- bus from Fresno to San Diego
- bus from Anaheim to San Diego
- bus from Norwalk to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Carlsbad
- bus from Temecula to San Diego
- bus from San Juan Capistrano to San Diego
- bus from San Clemente to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Riverside
- bus from San Diego to Oceanside
- bus from San Diego to Phoenix
- bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
- bus from San Diego to Encinitas
- bus from Encinitas to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Las Vegas
- bus from Phoenix to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to San Francisco
- bus from San Diego to Irvine
- bus from Laguna Niguel to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Temecula
- bus from San Diego to Oakland
- bus from San Diego to San Jose
- bus from Irvine to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Anaheim
- bus from East Los Angeles to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Fresno
- bus from Las Vegas to San Diego
- bus from Los Angeles to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Laguna Hills
- bus from San Diego to Long Beach
- bus from Oakland to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to Santa Ana
- bus from San Diego to East Los Angeles
- bus from San Jose to San Diego
- bus from San Diego to San Clemente
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.
Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.
Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more