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San Jose - Los Banos Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from San Jose to Los Banos. Traveling by bus from San Jose to Los Banos usually takes around one hour and 38 minutes, but the fastest Tufesa Internacional bus can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance60 mi (97 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price$41.00
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceTufesa Internacional
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from San Jose to Los Banos

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JunJul

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

What bus companies travel from San Jose to Los Banos?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from San Jose to Los Banos that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Tufesa Internacional usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tufesa Internacional41h 38m$41.00
Tufesa Plus21h 38m$41.00
  • Tufesa Internacional is the international brand of one of the largest ground transportation providers in Mexico, Tufesa. The carrier offers daily bus trips to and from several cities in the Southwestern United States, including cross-border trips between the U.S. and Mexico. On average, Tufesa Internacional runs 4 from San Jose to Los Banos, with prices starting from $41. The carrier’s fleet features modern coaches equipped with state-of-the-art technology and amenities, such as onboard restrooms, reclining seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and a digital entertainment system.

  • Tufesa Plus is an economy bus service run by Tufesa. Its service area covers the southwestern states in the United States and parts of northwest Mexico. Onboard, travelers can enjoy AC, power outlets, reclining chairs, separate male and female restrooms, and WiFi while in Mexico.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 38 minutes to cover the 60 miles from San Jose to Los Banos. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 30 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Jose to Los Banos, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from San Jose to Los Banos every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from San Jose to Los Banos without transferring.

City Information

San Jose

San Jose, CA - SJC-0

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San Jose, CA - SJC-1

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San Jose is located in the heart of the world-famous Silicon Valley in California’s Bay Area. It is the largest city in Northern California and, as such, it is the area’s cultural, political and financial center.

While you’re in San Jose, make sure to check out the city’s various museums. Since you’re in the world’s foremost technology hub, the Tech Museum of Innovation is a must-visit. And since you’re on the West Coast, you should stop by the San Jose Museum of Art that features the largest permanent collection of works from West Coast artists.

Thanks to its mild California climate, San Jose is one of the best cities in the U.S. for outdoor activities, and due to its largely younger-leaning population, it offers quite the vibrant nightlife. In fact, San Jose is among the biggest party hubs in America.

San Jose is served by various bus carriers and has several Amtrak stops within its vicinity. In addition, the city’s airport is located right near the downtown area, which makes travel to and from San Jose a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in San Jose?

Main departure station: 1160 SANTA CLARA STREET

San Jose has two bus stations with service to Los Banos.

All bus stations in San Jose:

  • 1160 SANTA CLARA STREET

  • 440 S King Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Los Banos?

Main arrival station: Esperanza - 937 W Pacheco Blvd

All buses from San Jose arrive at one main station in Los Banos.

All bus stations in Los Banos:

  • Esperanza - 937 W Pacheco Blvd

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