Book Bus Tickets from

San Francisco to Los Angeles

Tue, Jan 24
$23
Wed, Jan 25
$23
Thu, Jan 26
$24
Fri, Jan 27
$27
Sat, Jan 28
$20
Sun, Jan 29
$26
Mon, Jan 30
$23
Tue, Jan 31
$10
Wed, Feb 1
$10
Thu, Feb 2
$20
Fri, Feb 3
$24
Sat, Feb 4
$10
Sun, Feb 5
$20
Mon, Feb 6
$1

Upcoming bus trips on Tue, Jan 24 See all

7:40am
8h 10m
3:50pm
$23.00 BoltBus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
9:00am
7h 25m
4:25pm
$26.00 Megabus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
9:30am
7h 55m
5:25pm
$33.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
10:30am
12h
10:30pm
$30.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
10:30am
7h 25m
5:55pm
$26.00 Megabus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
11:00am
10h 55m
9:55pm
$30.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
12:55pm
8h 30m
9:25pm
$30.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
1:00pm
7h 25m
8:25pm
$26.00 Megabus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
3:00pm
7h 50m
10:50pm
$23.00 BoltBus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
5:10pm
8h 35m
1:45am
$33.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
9:00pm
12h
9:00am
$33.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
10:00pm
7h 55m
5:55am
$27.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
10:00pm
7h 35m
5:35am
$33.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
10:30pm
7h 45m
6:15am
$27.00 BoltBus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
10:30pm
7h 40m
6:10am
$26.00 Megabus
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US
11:00pm
8h 25m
7:25am
$33.00 Greyhound
San Francisco, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US

Why book on Wanderu?

  • Lowest Prices
  • $0 Wanderu Fees
  • The Most Options

On Wanderu, you’ll find the best price on bus tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles. For a low price, travel to the city that is home to all your favorite celebrities, theme parks, and amazing weather. You can find the best prices on bus tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles by browsing through different departure dates and times from major bus lines, like Megabus, Greyhound, and Boltbus.

 

Depart San Francisco from Embarcadero Center San Francisco Amtrak, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco Amtrak, Greyhound Station San Francisco and arrive in Los Angeles at 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E Los Angeles Stop, The Westin Los Angeles Airport Lux Bus Stop, 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima Los Angeles Stop. When reserving your bus tickets on Wanderu, you’ll have no problem finding the best drop-off location and time.


Traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles by bus.

How far is San Francisco from Los Angeles by bus?

On average a bus trip to Los Angeles takes 8 hours and 20 minutes. Megabus has the fastest advertised travel time of 7 hours and 30 minutes to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

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

On average there are 21 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from San Francisco to Los Angeles, with an average of 11 trips per day, and 330 monthly trips.

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Francisco to Los Angeles were $16.01. By booking 22 days out, tickets are, on average $16.01 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

 

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

A bus trip between San Francisco and Los Angeles averages $32.19.

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

Generally, traveling on a Thursday 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 $22.00.

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

6 pm on Monday 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 San Francisco?

Two stations have bus departures from San Francisco. Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St is the main bus station for trips departing to Los Angeles.

 

What is the main arriving bus station in Los Angeles?

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

 

Do bus carriers that serve the San Francisco to Los Angeles 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 San Francisco to Los Angeles 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.