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TodayFeb 25
from $101
TomorrowFeb 26
from $43
TueFeb 27
from $38
WedFeb 28
from $38
ThuFeb 29
from $45
FriMar 1
from $60
SatMar 2
SunMar 3

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

9:50AM
15h
1:50AM
San Diego - San Diego Greyhound Bus Stop
Cheapest
Phoenix - Phoenix Bus Station
Cheapest
7:15AM
14h
10:15PM
San Diego - San Diego Greyhound Bus Stop
2nd Cheapest
Phoenix - Phoenix Bus Station
2nd Cheapest
6:40AM
9h30m
5:10PM
San Diego - UCSD Health La Jolla Station
Fastest
Phoenix - Phoenix Bus Station
Fastest
6:10AM
10h
5:10PM
San Diego - San Diego (Old Town-FlixBus)
Phoenix - Phoenix Bus Station
7:35PM
10h30m
7:05AM
San Diego - San Diego Greyhound Bus Stop
Phoenix - Phoenix Bus Station
Bus San Diego to Phoenix: Trip Overview

Bus San Diego to Phoenix: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$56
Average bus trip duration13h 30m
Number of daily buses10
Earliest bus departure6:10 AM
Distance300 miles (483 km)
Latest bus departure7:35 PM

San Diego to Phoenix Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses10
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:10AM - 7:35PM
Minimum Price$38
Average Ticket Price$56
Minimum Trip Duration9h30m
Average Bus Trip Duration13h30m
Distance300 miles (483 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound, FlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip San Diego - Phoenix

You can take a bus or a train to go from San Diego to Phoenix. Both are practical and eco-friendly ways to travel to Phoenix. You can also use carpool services and share a car ride with other travelers.

On average, the trip from San Diego to Phoenix takes around 13h 30m, although the fastest bus will take 9h 30m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 299 miles (482 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating San Diego and Phoenix is 299 miles (482 km).

About 10 buses travel this route daily, provided by Greyhound and FlixBus. The number of buses from San Diego to Phoenix can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from San Diego to Phoenix as effortless 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 operates between 6:10 AM and 7:35 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from San Diego to Phoenix start their journey at San Ysidro McDonald's and wind up at Phoenix Airport. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from San Diego to Phoenix by choosing to travel by bus. With prices starting at $37, you won't find a more affordable way to get there.

You can expect to pay around $56 for a bus ticket. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $37 to $168, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in Phoenix, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Phoenix Zoo, South Mountain Park, 2 Fly Us Hot Air Balloon Rides, Mystery Castle and Arizona Biltmore Resort - Adobe Course.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
02/23
$104
02/24
$124
Today
$101
02/26
$43
02/27
$38
02/28
$38
02/29
$45
03/01
$60
The cheapest trip from San Diego to Phoenix was searched and found on Feb 27, 2024 with a price of $38

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

You can expect to pay from $38 to $142 for a bus ticket from San Diego to Phoenix based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $38 which is on 2024-02-27.

Usually FlixBus will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

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 San Diego to Phoenix but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from San Diego to Phoenix.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from San Diego to Phoenix that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from San Diego to Phoenix while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

What's the cheapest way to go from San Diego to Phoenix?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time13h 30mAvg Price$56Daily Departures10
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time15h 5mAvg Price$139Daily Departures4

The best way to travel between San Diego and Phoenix is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $56 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $37. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Phoenix, choose the bus, as it will take you from San Diego to Phoenix in about 13h 30m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to San Diego by bus?

Bus from Phoenix to San Diego

You can also go to Phoenix by train

Train from San Diego to Phoenix

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