Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco generally start at £1.00 but in times of strong demand, you are likely to pay a bit more. So keep in mind: Comparing offers is certainly worth your while! Use our search function to find the one option which meets all of your comfort needs and pick between the offers of Greyhound US, megabus US, GotoBus and Busbud. The fastest bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles only takes 7 hr 35 min. Simply click "Find Now" to see every connection available and take your pick!

  Bus Los Angeles - San Francisco    558 km
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-93%

The cheapest coach connections from Los Angeles to San Francisco

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      07:00
      14:05
    16 Dec
    megabus US
    from £1.14
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      23:59
      07:30
    20 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from £1.14
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      23:15
      06:35
    7 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from £1.14
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      23:59
      07:30
    21 Oct
    +1
    megabus US
    from £4.18
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      23:15
      06:35
    10 Oct
    +1
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      23:15
      06:35
    28 Oct
    +1
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      06:00
      13:20
    4 Oct
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      09:40
      18:15
    11 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from £12.98
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      09:40
      18:15
    7 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from £15.49
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      09:40
      18:15
    20 Sep
    GotoBus
    from £15.49
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      09:40
      18:15
    26 Sep
    GotoBus
    from £15.49
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      09:40
      18:15
    27 Sep
    GotoBus
    from £15.49
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      08:00
      16:00
    3 Oct
    Busbud
    from £15.91
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      08:00
      16:00
    20 Sep
    Busbud
    from £15.91


  Carpooling Los Angeles - San Francisco    558 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Los Angeles to San Francisco

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Los Angeles
    San Francisco
      21:00
      03:20
    3 Oct
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £19.00


  Bus San Francisco - Los Angeles    558 km
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-74%

The cheapest coach connections from San Francisco to Los Angeles

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      00:15
      08:00
    12 Nov
    megabus US
    from £4.18
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      23:35
      07:00
    1 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from £4.18
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      06:00
      13:25
    12 Oct
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      06:00
      13:25
    2 Nov
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      06:00
      13:25
    11 Oct
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      23:35
      07:00
    2 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      23:35
      07:00
    16 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from £5.69
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      07:00
      16:20
    26 Sep
    GotoBus
    from £15.49
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      07:00
      16:20
    27 Sep
    GotoBus
    from £15.49
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      09:30
      17:25
    15 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from £15.49
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      09:30
      17:25
    3 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from £15.49
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      09:30
      17:25
    20 Sep
    GotoBus
    from £15.49
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      07:40
      15:50
    3 Oct
    Busbud
    from £15.91
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      07:40
      15:50
    20 Sep
    Busbud
    from £15.91


  Carpooling San Francisco - Los Angeles    558 km

The cheapest train connections from San Francisco to Los Angeles

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • San Francisco
    Los Angeles
      18:00
      23:20
    20 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £19.00


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices can vary depending on current demand, which is why it’s good to check more than one offer. Compare prices for coaches, trains, carpooling and flights and with a hint of luck you'll find an awesome deal. For the trip of your choice, prices currently range between £1.00 und £23.56. Make sure to pay attention to journey times as well: While a direct bus will get you to your destination in only 7 hr 35 min, having to change buses at some point will lead to considerably longer journey times of up to 12 hr 20 min.

Bus stops in Los Angeles and San Francisco

  Stations
E 7Th St 1716, 90021 Los Angeles (USA)
Magnolia Blvd 11239, 91601 Los Angeles (USA)
  Stations
San Francisco Bicycle Rte 36 399, 94107 San Francisco (USA)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco and return

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco is not difficult, but finding the best bus can be a bit of a hassle – particularly so if you don’t know where to look for it. This is where CheckMyBus comes in: You can compare all the offers available and choose the one that suits you perfectly. Go for the quickest bus if you lack time, choose the most affordable one if you want to save some extra pounds on top or select the one that offers the best special features. While carry-on baggage, air-conditioning systems and xxl legroom are basically a given on any bus, some operators go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as power outlets (sometimes in every single row) or free WiFi access. All the details can be found in our search results: Just insert point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and take a look at the individual rides that are available. For instance, when you take a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles, free WiFi access can be found on the buses of Greyhound US. We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco and return is as comfortable and convenient as taking the train or a plane.


Los Angeles and San Francisco: Useful Info

Los Angeles
3.79 Million
San Francisco
0.81 Million
Taxi
£3.44
£3.84
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A taxi journey in Los Angeles is 11% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Local buses
£1.29
£1.66
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A bus fare in Los Angeles is 23% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Beer
£3.68
£4.42
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A pint of beer in Los Angeles is 17% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Water
£1.21
£1.79
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A bottle of water in Los Angeles is 33% cheaper than in San Francisco.
Meal
£8.30
£11.72
Los Angeles
San Francisco
A meal in Los Angeles is 30% cheaper than in San Francisco.