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traveling from San Jose to Los Angeles by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Fastest time6h 10m
Trips per day26
bus carriers4
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from San Jose to Los Angeles?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from San Jose to Los Angeles is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Jose to Los Angeles were $31.90. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $19.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from San Jose to Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Jose to Los Angeles by bus is at 12 PM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3 PM on Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from San Jose to Los Angeles?

On average there are 26 bus trips per day. Tufesa Internacional has the most options for departures from San Jose to Los Angeles, with an average of 12 trips per day and 216 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from San Jose to Los Angeles. Of the 26 trips there are 26 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from San Jose start at $49.00.

bus lines that run from San Jose to Los Angeles

Tufesa Internacional

Tufesa Internacional operates, on average, 12 bus schedule(s) from San Jose to Los Angeles. The average Tufesa Internacional ticket to Los Angeles costs $53.00. In San Jose, Tufesa Internacional departs from 1642 Story Rd and 1 other station. In Los Angeles, Tufesa Internacional arrives at 5201 E Olympic Blvd E and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Tufesa Internacional from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 8 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Internacional trip will get you to Los Angeles in 6 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Tufesa Internacional offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $53.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Tufesa Internacional
Tufesa Internacional
Air conditioning
Restroom
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 21m
Avg. Price
$53.00

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 5 bus schedule(s) from San Jose to Los Angeles. The average Megabus ticket to Los Angeles costs $29.15. Cheap Megabus tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $14.99. In San Jose, Megabus departs from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station. In Los Angeles, Megabus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 6 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Los Angeles in 6 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $32.89 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 35m
Avg. Price
$29.15

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 7 bus schedule(s) from San Jose to Los Angeles. The average Greyhound ticket to Los Angeles costs $32.08. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $18.00. In San Jose, Greyhound departs from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station. In Los Angeles, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 1716 E 7th St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 8 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Los Angeles in 6 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $35.46 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 16m
Avg. Price
$32.08

BoltBus

BoltBus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from San Jose to Los Angeles. The average BoltBus ticket to Los Angeles costs $27.80. Cheap BoltBus tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In San Jose, BoltBus departs from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station. In Los Angeles, BoltBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 7 hours and 19 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Los Angeles in 6 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.27 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

BoltBus
BoltBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 19m
Avg. Price
$27.80

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from San Jose. Most bus trips to Los Angeles will depart from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, 1118 E William St, 1642 Story Rd.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
  • 1118 E William St
  • 1642 Story Rd
Bus trips arrive in Los Angeles at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Union Station, Greyhound Station - 1716 E 7th St, 5201 E Olympic Blvd E, 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima, 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E, 611 Maple Ave are the main bus stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from San Jose.
  • Union Station
  • Greyhound Station - 1716 E 7th St
  • 5201 E Olympic Blvd E
  • 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima
  • 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E
  • 611 Maple Ave