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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Anaheim to San Jose. Traveling by bus from Anaheim to San Jose usually takes around 8 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance329 mi (530 km)
Shortest duration7h 25m
Cheapest price$34.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Anaheim to San Jose

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.8

4.0

Kimberly

February 6, 2020- Solo travel

Megabus

Pros: Overnight ride. Cons: Temperature. Tips: Communicate to driver if it’s too hot or too cold. Driver mentioned it but I was too tired to say anything. My bad.

Pros: Overnight ride. Cons: Temperature. Tips: Communicate to driver if it’s too hot or too cold. Driver mentioned it but I was too tired to say anything. My bad.

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

Typically $44.23 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to San Jose. Any tickets cheaper than $44.23 can be considered a great deal. 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

$75$50$25MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Anaheim to San Jose is expected to range from $37 to $74. If you are looking to travel to San Jose within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $40. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $37 and can be found on June 14, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in August. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $37 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Anaheim to San Jose in May, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $51 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

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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 23 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $23.60 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Anaheim to San Jose?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Anaheim to San Jose. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US28h 26m$51.30
  • 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 2 trips per day from Anaheim to San Jose, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Anaheim to San Jose 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 Jose?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 329 miles from Anaheim to San Jose. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to San Jose at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Anaheim to San Jose, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve San Jose each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Anaheim to San Jose. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Anaheim to San Jose; ticket prices start at $52.50.

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 Jose

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San Jose is located in the heart of the world-famous Silicon Valley in California’s Bay Area. It is the largest city in Northern California and, as such, it is the area’s cultural, political and financial center.

While you’re in San Jose, make sure to check out the city’s various museums. Since you’re in the world’s foremost technology hub, the Tech Museum of Innovation is a must-visit. And since you’re on the West Coast, you should stop by the San Jose Museum of Art that features the largest permanent collection of works from West Coast artists.

Thanks to its mild California climate, San Jose is one of the best cities in the U.S. for outdoor activities, and due to its largely younger-leaning population, it offers quite the vibrant nightlife. In fact, San Jose is among the biggest party hubs in America.

San Jose is served by various bus carriers and has several Amtrak stops within its vicinity. In addition, the city’s airport is located right near the downtown area, which makes travel to and from San Jose a breeze.

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 Jose?

Main arrival station: Downtown San Jose - 129 W San Carlos St

All buses from Anaheim arrive at one main station in San Jose.

All bus stations in San Jose:

  • Downtown San Jose - 129 W San Carlos St

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