Bus from San Francisco to San Diego

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Coach San Francisco San Diego: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£33.86
Fastest Bus12h 25m
Earliest Coach05:05
Latest Coach22:50
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance736.4 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US, Amtrak
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from San Francisco to San Diego, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from San Francisco and arrives in San Diego over the next few days and plan your trip in confidence. With us, you can receive information about available bus stops and travel times as well as amenities offered by the different companies, such as WiFi and air conditioning. With our search engine, you can find hus tickets from companies offering this route, such as FlixBus, Greyhound US or Amtrak. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from San Francisco to San Diego and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in San Francisco to help get you started as well as in San Diego for a smooth arrival. Planning on further travel? We’ll also show you options for onward travel from San Diego. There isn't a direct connection? Then check out our suggestions for alternative destinations from San Francisco. Need to catch a flight? When you arrive in San Diego, you can use our search engine to find transfers to nearby airports.

The cheapest coach connections from San Francisco to San Diego

Today
from £33.86
Tomorrow
from £33.86
05/12
from £33.86
06/12
from £37.63
07/12
from £33.86
08/12
from £48.18

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

  • FlixBus
    22:50
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 13h 20m
    12:10
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    from£33.86
  • FlixBus
    22:50
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 13h 0m
    11:50
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    from£33.86
  • FlixBus
    22:50
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 14h 55m
    13:45
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    from£33.86
  • FlixBus
    22:50
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    Duration 12h 25m
    11:15
    San Diego, CA - Balboa Park
    from£45.16
  • Greyhound US
    21:30
    San Francisco, CA - Bus Station Transbay
    Duration 12h 30m
    10:00
    San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
    from£47.43
  • Greyhound US
    08:45
    San Francisco
    Duration 13h 35m
    22:20
    San Diego
    from£48.18
  • Greyhound US
    21:30
    San Francisco
    Duration 13h 45m
    11:15
    San Diego
    from£48.18
  • Amtrak
    16:50
    San Francisco
    Duration 12h 35m
    05:25
    San Diego
    from£48.56
  • Amtrak
    16:40
    San Francisco
    Duration 12h 45m
    05:25
    San Diego
    from£48.56
  • Greyhound US
    11:00
    San Francisco
    Duration 14h 50m
    01:50
    San Diego
    from£49.69
  • Greyhound US
    11:00
    San Francisco
    Duration 15h 25m
    02:25
    San Diego
    from£51.19
  • Amtrak
    22:30
    San Francisco
    Duration 14h 23m
    12:53
    San Diego
    from£53.45
  • Amtrak
    05:05
    San Francisco
    Duration 14h 45m
    19:50
    San Diego
    from£53.45
  • Amtrak
    05:05
    San Francisco
    Duration 14h 59m
    20:04
    San Diego
    from£53.45

The cheapest train connections from San Francisco to San Diego

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

  • Amtrak
    09:09
    San Francisco
    Duration 15h 51m
    01:00
    San Diego
    from£74.98
  • Amtrak
    08:39
    San Francisco
    Duration 16h 21m
    01:00
    San Diego
    from£74.98
  • Amtrak
    08:50
    San Francisco
    Duration 16h 10m
    01:00
    San Diego
    from£74.98

Bus San Francisco San Diego: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set San Francisco as your place of departure and San Diego as your destination. All you need to do is pick the date you’d like to travel on in the calendar to update your search. As a recommendation, we set a default travel date a few days in advance. Typically, people book their trips 3 to 7 days before they travel.
Are you planning on a return trip? If you already know when you’ll be coming back from San Diego to San Francisco, then all you need to do is select your chosen date to factor this in your results.
If you’d like to book for other people who are travelling with you, then enter in how many passengers will join you before starting your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available options for the San Francisco San Diego bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by FlixBus at £33.86, whereas the quickest connection takes 12h 25m. Whether you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities, our search engine can help you find the best deal for your trip!
Prioritise your search results by sorting them by price, departure and arrival time. You can also filter your results by bus stop and by company to focus on the most relevant results for your travel needs.
While searching for a bus from San Francisco to San Diego, you can also compare other available modes of transport, such as trains, flights and carpooling.
We hope you have a nice bus trip from San Francisco to San Diego!

All bus stops in San Francisco and San Diego

Stations
San Diego, CA - Balboa Park
San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Downtown
92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Downtown Holiday Inn
1st Ave, San Diego, CA , USA 1617 , 92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
National Ave 1313, 92113  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - La Jolla
Hyatt Regency , 92122  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Old Town
Taylor St , 92110  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Old Town Courtyard Marriot
Jefferson St 2435, 92110  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
E San Ysidro Blvd 723, 92173  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - San Ysidro - McDonalds
E W San Ysidro Blvd 727, 92173  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Santa Fe Depot
Kettner Blvd 1050, 92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - SDSU Transit Center
92182  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Seaport Village
W Harbor Dr 789, 92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - SeaWorld (Mission Bay)
92109  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Sheraton Mission Valley
Camino del Rio S  1433 , 92108  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Westfield Mission Valley
Camino Del Rio N 1640, 92108  San Diego  (USA)

Bus San Francisco San Diego: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from San Francisco to San Diego?

This depends on a variety of factors, such as the day and travel time. The cheapest trip for the route is available from £33.86 and takes 13h 20m. Compare offers and save money!

When comparing buses from San Francisco to San Diego, how much can I save?

This bus route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices from £33.86 to £53.45. Thus, we reccomend you book your journey as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to San Diego.

On average, how many connections are available for the bus route from San Francisco to San Diego each day?

Every day, the San Francisco San Diego bus route is offered by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the San Francisco San Diego bus route take?

The fastest coach from San Francisco to San Diego takes 12h 25m and is offered by FlixBus. Bus tickets for this route cost £45.16. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from San Francisco to San Diego?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the San Francisco San Diego bus route, we currently compare 0 direct bus connections. 

When does the first bus from San Francisco depart for San Diego?

The earliest bus from San Francisco to San Diego leaves at 05:05. Keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the precise times for your planned travel date.

When does the last bus from San Francisco depart for San Diego?

The latest bus from San Francisco to San Diego starts at 22:50. 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 coach companies offer connections for the San Francisco San Diego bus route?

When travelling from San Francisco to San Diego can travel with FlixBus, Greyhound US and Amtrak. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus deals from multiple companies. Find the trip that works best for you!

What can I bring with me on the San Francisco San Diego bus route?

Different bus companies have different policies about what you're allowed to take with you. In most cases, you can bring a suitcase and hand luggage on the San Francisco San Diego bus route for free. With our search engine, you can find a bus trip that is best suited to your travel needs.

What equipment does the coach from San Francisco to San Diego have?

The equipment on board varies depending on the company. However, many long-distance coches offer WiFi so you can keep in touch with your friends and share your exact location during the trip. To make travelling even more enjoyable, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. You can use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from San Francisco to San Diego on your planned travel date.

Compare San Francisco and San Diego

San Francisco
0.81 Million
San Diego
1.41 Million
£3.93
£1.12
San Francisco
San Diego
A taxi journey in San Francisco is 72% more expensive than in San Diego.
£1.69
£0.40
San Francisco
San Diego
A bus fare in San Francisco is 77% more expensive than in San Diego.
£4.52
£1.23
San Francisco
San Diego
A pint of beer in San Francisco is 73% more expensive than in San Diego.
£1.83
£0.50
San Francisco
San Diego
A bottle of water in San Francisco is 73% more expensive than in San Diego.
£11.99
£2.95
San Francisco
San Diego
A meal in San Francisco is 76% more expensive than in San Diego.

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