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Sacramento to San Diego bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.00
Shortest Duration11h 0m
Trips per day10
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How much does a bus ticket from Sacramento to San Diego cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Sacramento to San Diego were $52.50.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Sacramento to San Diego is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $47.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between Sacramento and San Diego is approximately 472.83 miles, or 760.75 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 13 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Sacramento to San Diego?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Sacramento to San Diego by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Sacramento to San Diego?

On average there are 10 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Sacramento to San Diego, with an average of 10 trips per day and 211 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Sacramento to San Diego. Of the 10 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Sacramento to San Diego start at $59.00.

1 carriers offer Sacramento to San Diego bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Sacramento to San Diego from $30.00. There are 10 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Sacramento to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay $72.23 for a Greyhound ticket to San Diego. In Sacramento, Greyhound departs to San Diego from Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd, In San Diego, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Sacramento to San Diego takes 13 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Diego in 11 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $76.24 for a weekend trip to San Diego.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
13h 18m
Avg. Price
$72.23

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Buses to San Diego depart from one main station in Sacramento:
  • Bus Terminal - 420 Richards Blvd
Buses arrive in San Diego at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in San Diego for trips arriving from Sacramento:
  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr