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San Jose to Reno bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.00
Shortest Duration6h 35m
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How much does a bus ticket from San Jose to Reno cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Jose to Reno were $12.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from San Jose to Reno is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 23 days out, tickets are on average $13.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between San Jose and Reno is approximately 188.53 miles, or 303.33 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 35 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 Jose to Reno?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Jose to Reno by bus is usually on Thursday. 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. Saturday 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.

Greyhound from San Jose to Reno has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Jose to Reno, with an average of 1 trip per day and 16 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Jose to Reno. Of the 1 trip 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? Travelling by Train from San Jose to Reno starts at $56.75.

1 carriers offer San Jose to Reno bus trips


Book Greyhound from San Jose to Reno from $12.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from San Jose to Reno and you can expect on average to pay $17.21 for a Greyhound ticket to Reno. In San Jose, Greyhound departs to Reno from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, In Reno, Greyhound arrives at 280 N Center St,

An average trip on Greyhound from San Jose to Reno takes 6 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Reno in 6 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $18.23 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Reno.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from San Jose. Most bus trips to Reno will depart from:
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
Bus trips arrive in Reno at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Reno for trips arriving from San Jose:
  • 280 N Center St