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Cheapest price$15.00
Shortest Duration5h 10m
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How much does a bus ticket from San Francisco to Reno cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Francisco to Reno were $16.00.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from San Francisco to Reno is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from San Francisco to Reno?

The distance between San Francisco and Reno is approximately 185.74 miles, or 298.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 10 minutes.

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 San Francisco to Reno?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Reno by bus is usually on Sunday. 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. Wednesday 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 San Francisco to Reno?

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Francisco to Reno, with an average of 1 trip per day and 35 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Francisco to Reno. Of the 1 trip there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Reno.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from San Francisco to Reno start at $45.00.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to Reno bus trips


Book Greyhound from San Francisco to Reno from $15.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from San Francisco to Reno and you can expect on average to pay $18.78 for a Greyhound ticket to Reno. In San Francisco, Greyhound departs to Reno from 425 Mission St, In Reno, Greyhound arrives at 280 N Center St,

An average trip on Greyhound from San Francisco to Reno takes 5 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Reno in 5 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.49 for a weekend trip to Reno.

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Buses to Reno depart from one main station in San Francisco:
  • 425 Mission St
Buses from San Francisco arrive in Reno at one main station:
  • 280 N Center St