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Portland-San Diego Bus Schedule
Portland to San Diego bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||27h 5m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Portland 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep 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 Portland to San Diego?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $108.00 was the low point for bus fares from Portland to San Diego. Buses from San Diego to Portland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $108.00 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.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 27 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 932 miles (1501 kilometers) from Portland, OR to San Diego, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 27 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Portland to San Diego for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Portland?
The first bus leaves at 6:00pm and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Portland to San Diego, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Portland 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 Portland to San Diego; ticket prices start at $132.10.
What bus companies travel from Portland to San Diego?
There is one bus company that operates from Portland to San Diego. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||2||1d 3h 20m||$176.04|
Where does the bus leave from in Portland?
Most buses depart from the main station in Portland, Oregon:
- Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
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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