Book Bus Tickets from

Los Angeles to San Francisco

Mon, Jan 23
$36
Tue, Jan 24
$23
Wed, Jan 25
$22
Thu, Jan 26
$23
Fri, Jan 27
$26
Sat, Jan 28
$20
Sun, Jan 29
$26
Mon, Jan 30
$20
Tue, Jan 31
$10
Wed, Feb 1
$10
Thu, Feb 2
$10
Fri, Feb 3
$25
Sat, Feb 4
$10
Sun, Feb 5
$10

Upcoming bus trips on Mon, Jan 23 See all

10:00pm
7h 35m
5:35am
$39.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
San Francisco, CA, US
10:00pm
7h 45m
5:45am
$36.00 BoltBus
Los Angeles, CA, US
San Francisco, CA, US
11:30pm
7h 55m
7:25am
$42.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
San Francisco, CA, US
11:30pm
7h 35m
7:05am
$42.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
San Francisco, CA, US
11:30pm
7h 30m
7:00am
$41.00 Megabus
Los Angeles, CA, US
San Francisco, CA, US

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Wanderu is the best way to find cheap travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Compare bus and train tickets in order to find a convenient time and low price. When booking your tickets with Wanderu, use the sorting features to help find bus tickets from your favorite carriers. You can compare low prices on major bus carriers like BoltBus, Megabus, and Greyhound from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

 

Book bus tickets from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Depart Los Angeles from Union Station or the Greyhound Station and arrive in downtown San Francisco at Transbay Terminal or the Greyhound Bus Station. Regardless of the carrier you choose, you’ll love the ease and affordability of a short ride between these two cities!


Traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco by bus.

How far is Los Angeles from San Francisco by bus?

On average a bus trip to San Francisco takes 8 hours and 14 minutes. Megabus has the fastest advertised travel time of 7 hours and 31 minutes to get from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

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

On average there are 20 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to San Francisco, with an average of 11 trips per day, and 330 monthly trips.

When is the best time to buy a bus ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Los Angeles to San Francisco were $7.50. By booking 30 days out, tickets are, on average $23.72 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

 

What is the average cost of a bus trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

A bus trip between Los Angeles and San Francisco averages $31.62.

The cheapest day of the week to travel by bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco is Tuesday, when prices typically start at $5.00 for bus tickets on this route.

Generally, traveling on a Saturday will have the highest average price because of high demand. By booking early or comparing different lines and brands, you still may find a deal, with prices starting at $10.00.

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco by bus is at 6 am on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out.

11 pm on Tuesday is the least busiest bus schedule on this route. Traveling at this time you are most likely to be on a bus that has less passengers.

 

What is the main bus station in Los Angeles?

Two stations have bus departures from Los Angeles. Union Station is the main bus station for trips departing to San Francisco.

 

What is the main arriving bus station in San Francisco?

Bus trips arrive in San Francisco at two stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St is the main bus station in San Francisco for trips arriving from Los Angeles.

 

Do bus carriers that serve the Los Angeles to San Francisco route offer WIFI and power outlets?

All bus lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets.

 


Our Travel Options

When reserving your trip with Wanderu, you'll find low prices on buses across the world! If you need to get to your destination in a hurry, then we have plenty of options. Reserve your seat on a train from Los Angeles to San Francisco and bypass traffic on the way to your next destination.


BoltBus serves major cities in the northeastern and northwestern US. It has new buses, outlets and extra legroom. What about $1 tickets? Yup! Those too! See the BoltBus Coupon guide.

Megabus is an intercity bus service providing clean, and dependable rides to major cities in the USA. Heard about MegaBus $1 tickets? Read about them and Megabus discounts now.

Greyhound Bus Lines is the largest bus carrier in the US. Spanning all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast, they cover over 1000 cities all over the United States.

Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.