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What is the cheapest way to get from San Diego to San Francisco?
The cheapest way to get from San Diego to San Francisco is via bus. Bus tickets for this route cost an average of $49.54. For comparison, train tickets cost an average of $80.68, and a flight is likely to run you $120 or more each way. Even if you were to drive yourself, the amount you would have to pay in gas for this 500-mile stretch is likely to cost you more than a bus ticket.
How does taking the bus to San Francisco compare to driving there yourself?
Taking a bus from San Diego to San Francisco may take longer than driving there yourself. The bus for this route takes an average of 11 hours, whereas it will take between 8 and 9 hours if you drive your own vehicle. That said, Greyhound offers overnight bus options for this route, meaning you can fall asleep in San Diego and wake up in San Francisco without having to endure the stress of driving.
On average there are 13 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Diego to San Francisco, with an average of 13 trips per day and 260 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Diego to San Francisco. Of the 13 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? Traveling by Train from San Diego to San Francisco starts at $71.00.
Book Greyhound from San Diego to San Francisco from $31.00. There are 13 trips per day offered by Greyhound from San Diego to San Francisco and you can expect on average to pay $64.18 for a Greyhound ticket to San Francisco. In San Diego, Greyhound departs to San Francisco from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and one other station. In San Francisco, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St,
An average trip on Greyhound from San Diego to San Francisco takes 12 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Francisco in 11 hours and 0 minutes,
On weekends, Greyhound offers 13 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $64.71 for a weekend trip to San Francisco.