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Bus Palm Springs to San Jose: Trip Overview

Bus Palm Springs to San Jose: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$79
Average bus trip duration14h 30m
Number of daily buses2
Earliest bus departure3:50 AM
Distance382 miles (615 km)
Latest bus departure7:25 PM

Palm Springs to San Jose Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses2
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures3:50AM - 7:25PM
Minimum Price$61
Average Ticket Price$79
Minimum Trip Duration10h
Average Bus Trip Duration14h30m
Distance382 miles (615 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Palm Springs - San Jose

You have the option of traveling from one city to the other by either bus or train. Both are practical and sustainable ways to travel to San Jose. Another option you should consider is using carpooling services, which allow you to share a car ride with other travelers.

The travel time from Palm Springs to San Jose is about 14h 30m, although the fastest bus will take 10h, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 386 miles (622 km) that separate the two cities.

About 386 miles (622 km) separate Palm Springs and San Jose.

You can choose from 2 travel times and travel with FlixBus. The number of buses from Palm Springs to San Jose can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Palm Springs to San Jose as smooth as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 3:50 AM and ending at 7:25 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Palm Springs to San Jose start their journey at Palm Springs Airport and wind up at Diridon Station. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

Go for the bus if you want the most economical way to travel this route. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $64.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Palm Springs to San Jose is $79. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $64 to $115, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in San Jose, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, Winchester Mystery House and Willow Glen.

Yes, you can take a night bus to go from Palm Springs to San Jose. Make sure to pack a blanket and a snack to make your trip more comfortable.

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The cheapest trip from Palm Springs to San Jose was searched and found on Mar 2, 2024 with a price of $61

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Palm Springs to San Jose, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $61 to $103 for a bus ticket from Palm Springs to San Jose based on the last 1 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $103 which is on 2024-03-03.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Palm Springs to San Jose but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Palm Springs to San Jose, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Palm Springs to San Jose.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Palm Springs to San Jose, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

What's the cheapest way to go from Palm Springs to San Jose?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time14h 30mAvg Price$79Daily Departures2
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time17h 44mAvg Price$123Daily Departures3

The best way to travel between Palm Springs and San Jose is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $79 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $64. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to San Jose, choose the bus, as it will take you from Palm Springs to San Jose in about 14h 30m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to Palm Springs by bus?

Bus from San Jose to Palm Springs

You can also go to San Jose by train

Train from Palm Springs to San Jose

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