Bus from San Diego to San Francisco

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Facts about the coach from San Diego to San Francisco

Cheapest Bus £30.58
Fastest Bus 12h 0m
Earliest Coach 05:10
Latest Coach 20:05
Daily Bus Connections 2 Ø
Distance 736.4 km
Coach Companies FlixBus, Greyhound US, Amtrak
Are you looking for a bus from San Diego to San Francisco?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from San Diego to San Francisco and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll help you find tickets from companies travelling this route, including FlixBus, Greyhound US or Amtrak. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from San Diego to San Francisco over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in San Diego and San Francisco which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from San Francisco and alternative destinations from San Diego. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from San Francisco.

The cheapest coach connections from San Diego to San Francisco

Today
from £38.59
Tomorrow
from £50.98
22/01
from £36.40
23/01
from £36.40
24/01
from £48.80
25/01
from £48.80

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    07:35
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    Duration 15h 55m
    23:30
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from £30.58
  • FlixBus
    07:25
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    Duration 12h 0m
    19:25
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from £32.76
  • FlixBus
    16:05
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    Duration 14h 55m
    07:00
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from £32.76
  • FlixBus
    16:05
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    Duration 14h 40m
    06:45
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from £32.76
  • Greyhound US
    05:10
    San Diego
    Duration 13h 35m
    18:45
    San Francisco
    from £44.43
  • Greyhound US
    05:10
    San Diego
    Duration 15h 40m
    20:50
    San Francisco
    from £44.43
  • Greyhound US
    19:30
    San Diego
    Duration 12h 45m
    08:15
    San Francisco
    from £44.43
  • Greyhound US
    05:10
    San Diego
    Duration 16h 10m
    21:20
    San Francisco
    from £44.43
  • Greyhound US
    05:45
    San Diego
    Duration 13h 0m
    18:45
    San Francisco
    from £45.88
  • Greyhound US
    05:45
    San Diego
    Duration 15h 35m
    21:20
    San Francisco
    from £48.80
  • Greyhound US
    20:05
    San Diego
    Duration 12h 10m
    08:15
    San Francisco
    from £49.53

The cheapest train connections from San Diego to San Francisco

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Amtrak
    06:10
    San Diego
    Duration 15h 2m
    21:12
    San Francisco
    from £72.68

What are the cheapest buses from San Diego to San Francisco you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route San Diego to San Francisco but are currently out of service.
  • Amtrak
    21:25
    San Diego
    Duration 13h 20m
    10:45
    San Francisco
    from £46.98
    Temporarily not available: last found 01/12/2021

Bus San Diego to San Francisco: Further information

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We’ve already set in our search bar that you’re departing from San Diego and will arrive in San Francisco as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date since most people generally book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
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Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from San Diego to San Francisco and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by FlixBus at £30.58, while the fastest connection takes 12h 0m. It’s up to you if you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you’re searching for, we can help you find the best deal for you!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the San Diego San Francisco bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from San Diego to San Francisco!

All bus stops in San Diego and San Francisco

Stations
San Francisco - Beach St & Hyde St
San Francisco (USA)
San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
Townsend St 400, 94107 San Francisco (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Bus Station Transbay
Folsom Street 200, 94105 San Francisco (USA)
San Francisco, CA - One Ferry Building
Passenger Loading Zone in front of Ferry Building on Embarcadero. Bus will stop near Marketbar Cafe. , 94105 San Francisco (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Stonestown
Buckingham Way 501, 94132 San Francisco (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Union Square
Post St 470, 94102 San Francisco (USA)

FAQs about the San Diego San Francisco bus route

How much does a San Diego San Francisco coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the San Diego San Francisco bus trip is available from £30.58 and takes 15h 55m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from San Diego to San Francisco?

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £30.58 to £49.53. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to San Francisco.

How many connections are available for the San Diego San Francisco route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from San Diego to San Francisco is offered by roughly 2 connections. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to San Francisco from San Diego take?

The quickest coach from San Diego to San Francisco is provided by FlixBus and takes 12h 0m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £32.76. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from San Diego to San Francisco?

The earliest bus to San Francisco departs from San Diego at 05:10. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from San Diego to San Francisco?

The latest bus to San Francisco departs from San Diego at 20:05. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the San Diego San Francisco route?

Passengers looking to travel from San Diego to San Francisco can travel with FlixBus, Greyhound US and Amtrak. Compare all available bus tickets with our search engine to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus for the San Diego San Francisco bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from San Diego to San Francisco our search engine currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

What can I take with me on the bus to San Francisco from San Diego?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the San Diego San Francisco bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the San Diego San Francisco bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from San Diego to San Francisco on your planned travel date.

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