Find bus tickets from San Francisco to San Diego
San Francisco to San Diego bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||13h 45m|
|Trips per day||2|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from San Francisco to San Diego right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from San Francisco to San Diego?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $55.00 was the low point for bus fares from San Francisco to San Diego. Buses from San Diego to San Francisco are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $55.00 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $79.20 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Francisco?
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from San Francisco to San Diego. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Francisco to San Diego; ticket prices start at $71.00.
What bus companies travel from San Francisco to San Diego?
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Where does the bus leave from in San Francisco?
San Francisco, California has two bus stations with service to San Diego, California:
- 425 Mission St
Where does the bus arrive in San Diego?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in San Diego, California:
- Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
- San Ysidro Transit Ctr
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