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Cheap buses leaving today
One passenger / one way

8:35 PM6:25 AM
$40
Westfield Mission Valley5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
8:35 PM
Westfield Mission Valley
6:25 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$40USD
10:15 PM11:25 AM
$57
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:15 PM
Greyhound Station
11:25 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$57USD
8:20 PM6:25 AM
$40
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
8:20 PM
Old Town San Diego
6:25 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$40USD
11:05 AM11:00 PM
$67
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:05 AM
Greyhound Station
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$67USD
10:00 AM10:15 PM
$43
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
10:00 AM
Old Town San Diego
10:15 PM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$43USD
8:35 PM6:25 AM
$40
Westfield Mission Valley5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
8:35 PM
Westfield Mission Valley
6:25 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$40USD

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow
One passenger / one way

9:05 PM6:55 AM
$30
Westfield Mission Valley5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
9:05 PM
Westfield Mission Valley
6:55 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$30USD
11:05 AM11:00 PM
$67
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:05 AM
Greyhound Station
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$67USD
8:50 PM6:55 AM
$30
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
8:50 PM
Old Town San Diego
6:55 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$30USD
10:15 PM11:25 AM
$67
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:15 PM
Greyhound Station
11:25 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$67USD
3:40 PM5:20 AM
$35
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
3:40 PM
Old Town San Diego
5:20 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$35USD
9:05 PM6:55 AM
$30
Westfield Mission Valley5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
9:05 PM
Westfield Mission Valley
6:55 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$30USD

Cheap buses leaving Sunday
One passenger / one way

3:40 PM5:20 AM
$53
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
3:40 PM
Old Town San Diego
5:20 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$53USD
1:00 PM12:10 AM
$57
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
1:00 PM
Greyhound Station
12:10 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$57USD
3:25 PM5:20 AM
$53
Balboa Park5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
3:25 PM
Balboa Park
5:20 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$53USD
11:05 AM11:00 PM
$67
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:05 AM
Greyhound Station
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$67USD
1:00 PM11:50 PM
$55
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
1:00 PM
Old Town San Diego
11:50 PM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$55USD
3:40 PM5:20 AM
$53
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
3:40 PM
Old Town San Diego
5:20 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$53USD

Cheap buses leaving Monday
One passenger / one way

10:00 AM9:50 PM
$25
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
10:00 AM
Old Town San Diego
9:50 PM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$25USD
1:00 PM12:10 AM
$57
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
1:00 PM
Greyhound Station
12:10 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$57USD
9:05 PM6:55 AM
$25
Westfield Mission Valley5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
9:05 PM
Westfield Mission Valley
6:55 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$25USD
5:15 AM6:15 PM
$67
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
5:15 AM
Greyhound Station
6:15 PM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$67USD
8:50 PM6:55 AM
$25
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
8:50 PM
Old Town San Diego
6:55 AM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$25USD
10:00 AM9:50 PM
$25
Old Town San Diego5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
10:00 AM
Old Town San Diego
9:50 PM
5th St & Townsend St
Flixbus
$25USD

Bus San Diego to San Francisco: Trip Overview

8
Daily Buses
5:15 AM - 10:15 PM
Departure Time
$48
Average Price
Average Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for San Diego - San Francisco

4.2 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from San Diego to San Francisco

Ratings and Reviews (2)


Buddha R.August 12, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 4 | 

The bus is comfortable and sometimes delayed.

Renwei L.November 21, 2016 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 4 | 

everything is ok and easy

San Diego to San Francisco Buses

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Whether it is cheap bus tickets or more luxurious buses going to San Francisco from San Diego, we help you find what you're looking for based on how much of a budget you have.

Bus Companies

Bus travel from San Diego to San Francisco is made possible thanks to Flixbus and Greyhound.

Stations & Stops

Need a bus leaving from San Diego? Your starting point is at Greyhound Station, San Ysidro McDonald's, Downtown Holiday Inn, Balboa Park, Horton Plaza, Market St. & Park Blvd, Mission Valley Sheraton, Old Town Courtyard Marriot, Old Town San Diego or San Diego, California.

If you're onboard a bus traveling to San Francisco, you can get hop off at Greyhound Station, San Francisco Greyhound Station, 444 Townsend St., 5th St & Townsend St, Mission Bay, Powell Station, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, San Francisco State or SoMa.

Daily Buses8
Departure Time5:15 AM - 10:15 PM
Average Price
$48
Average Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound US

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from San Diego to San Francisco.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from San Diego to San Francisco, 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 San Diego to San Francisco.

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

Did you know?

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

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!

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

Will you be returning to San Diego by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from San Francisco to San Diego.

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