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Nashville to San Francisco bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$262.00
Shortest Duration53h 50m
Trips per day3
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How much does a bus ticket from Nashville to San Francisco cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Nashville to San Francisco were $275.50.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Nashville to San Francisco is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average $112.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between Nashville and San Francisco is approximately 1959.68 miles, or 3153.01 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 56 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 53 hours and 50 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 Nashville to San Francisco?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Nashville to San Francisco by bus is usually on Wednesday. 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. Sunday 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 Nashville to San Francisco has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Nashville to San Francisco, with an average of 3 trips per day and 27 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Nashville to San Francisco. Of the 3 trips 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.

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Book Greyhound from Nashville to San Francisco from $262.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Nashville to San Francisco and you can expect on average to pay $347.93 for a Greyhound ticket to San Francisco. In Nashville, Greyhound departs to San Francisco from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, In San Francisco, Greyhound arrives at 425 Mission St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Nashville to San Francisco takes 56 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Francisco in 53 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $351.56 for a weekend trip to San Francisco.

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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 Nashville. Most bus trips to San Francisco will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S
Bus trips arrive in San Francisco at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in San Francisco for trips arriving from Nashville:
  • 425 Mission St