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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity buses per day from Anaheim to San Diego. Traveling by bus from Anaheim to San Diego usually takes around 2 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in just one hour and 20 minutes.

Distance89 mi (143 km)
Shortest duration1h 20m
Cheapest price$9.99
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Anaheim to San Diego?

$13.47 is the average price of a bus ticket from Anaheim to San Diego. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Anaheim to San Diego is expected to range from $12 to $19. If you are looking to travel to San Diego within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $12. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $12 and can be found on July 12, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $12 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Anaheim to San Diego in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $15 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $7.98 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Anaheim to San Diego?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Anaheim to San Diego. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US122h 9m$15.35
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    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. On average, FlixBus US operates 12 trips per day from Anaheim to San Diego, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Anaheim to San Diego during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Anaheim to San Diego?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 89 miles from Anaheim to San Diego. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Because many passengers travel from Anaheim to San Diego at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Anaheim?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Anaheim to San Diego, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to San Diego are there per day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Anaheim to San Diego every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Anaheim to San Diego without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Anaheim to San Diego; ticket prices start at $29.80.

City Information

Anaheim

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Known and beloved for the famous Disneyland Resort, Anaheim is one of California's top destinations, offering magical resorts, theme parks, and stellar shopping districts. The crown of Anaheim is Disneyland Resort, one of the most famous theme parks in the world. Featuring numerous themed areas such as Tomorrowland, Frontierland, and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the park will enchant you all day! If you are not into the fanfares of Disneyland, the more affordable Adventure City is a good alternative. Yorba Regional Park, located just 10 miles east of downtown Anaheim, is a pleasant spot for picnicking and strolling along the Santa Ana River.

Disneyland is a popular destination for foodies, offering a wide variety of cuisine, ranging from Creole dishes to Mediterranean ones; some restaurants even feature meet & greets with your favorite Disney characters. However, if you wish to dine like a true local outside of Micky Mouse's reach, don't hesitate to check out the Anaheim Packing District, which features as many as 20 artisan eateries.

Anaheim's principal bus station is the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, located at 2626 E Katella Ave near Angel Stadium downtown. Bus travelers can take Greyhound or FlixBus US intercity buses heading inbound and outbound from the city or hop on an Amtrak train at the adjacent train station.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Anaheim?

Main departure station: Anaheim (ARTIC - Bay 11)

Most buses depart from the main station in Anaheim.

All bus stations in Anaheim:

  • Anaheim (ARTIC - Bay 11)

Where does the bus arrive in San Diego?

Main arrival station: 2728 Congress St (Old Town SD)

Buses arrive in San Diego at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in San Diego:

  • 2728 Congress St (Old Town SD)

  • Westfield UTC Mall

  • San Ysidro Bus Terminal

  • 789 W Harbor Dr - Seaport Village

  • Balboa Park - Presidents Way

  • SDSU - 5716 Hardy Ave

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