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Cheap buses leaving today
One passenger / one way

6:45 AM7:30 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StOld Town San Diego
Flixbus
6:45 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:30 PM
Old Town San Diego
Flixbus
$40USD
10:00 PM10:00 AM
$42
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:00 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$42USD
6:45 AM7:30 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StHorton Plaza
Flixbus
6:45 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:30 PM
Horton Plaza
Flixbus
$40USD
11:00 PM10:45 AM
$47
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:45 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$47USD
6:10 AM7:55 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StBalboa Park
Flixbus
6:10 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:55 PM
Balboa Park
Flixbus
$40USD
6:45 AM7:30 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StOld Town San Diego
Flixbus
6:45 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:30 PM
Old Town San Diego
Flixbus
$40USD

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow
One passenger / one way

10:00 PM10:00 AM
$37
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:00 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$37USD
8:00 AM7:45 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StOld Town San Diego
Flixbus
8:00 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:45 PM
Old Town San Diego
Flixbus
$40USD
11:00 PM10:45 AM
$37
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:45 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$37USD
8:00 AM7:45 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StHorton Plaza
Flixbus
8:00 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:45 PM
Horton Plaza
Flixbus
$40USD
12:20 AM2:05 PM
$40
5th St & Townsend StBalboa Park
Flixbus
12:20 AM
5th St & Townsend St
2:05 PM
Balboa Park
Flixbus
$40USD
10:00 PM10:00 AM
$37
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:00 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$37USD

Cheap buses leaving Wednesday
One passenger / one way

10:15 PM8:15 AM
$30
5th St & Townsend StOld Town San Diego
Flixbus
10:15 PM
5th St & Townsend St
8:15 AM
Old Town San Diego
Flixbus
$30USD
10:00 PM10:00 AM
$31
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:00 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$31USD
10:15 PM8:15 AM
$30
5th St & Townsend StHorton Plaza
Flixbus
10:15 PM
5th St & Townsend St
8:15 AM
Horton Plaza
Flixbus
$30USD
11:00 PM10:45 AM
$37
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:45 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$37USD
10:15 PM8:55 AM
$30
5th St & Townsend StHorton Plaza
Flixbus
10:15 PM
5th St & Townsend St
8:55 AM
Horton Plaza
Flixbus
$30USD
10:15 PM8:15 AM
$30
5th St & Townsend StOld Town San Diego
Flixbus
10:15 PM
5th St & Townsend St
8:15 AM
Old Town San Diego
Flixbus
$30USD

Cheap buses leaving Friday
One passenger / one way

10:00 PM10:00 AM
$37
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:00 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$37USD
6:25 AM7:30 PM
$43
5th St & Townsend StHorton Plaza
Flixbus
6:25 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:30 PM
Horton Plaza
Flixbus
$43USD
6:15 AM8:20 PM
$40
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
6:15 AM
Greyhound Station
8:20 PM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$40USD
6:25 AM7:30 PM
$43
5th St & Townsend StWestfield Mission Valley
Flixbus
6:25 AM
5th St & Townsend St
7:30 PM
Westfield Mission Valley
Flixbus
$43USD
11:00 PM10:45 AM
$42
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
11:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:45 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$42USD
10:00 PM10:00 AM
$37
Greyhound StationGreyhound Station
Greyhound
10:00 PM
Greyhound Station
10:00 AM
Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$37USD

Bus San Francisco to San Diego: Trip Overview

8
Daily Buses
6:15 AM - 11:55 PM
Departure Time
$56
Average Price
Average Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for San Francisco - San Diego

2.8 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (3)


Michel C.November 22, 2018 | Staff: 2 | 

I’d recommend people that put the effort in the job instead of fooling around

Angelina G.February 27, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

Everything was fine. The woman at the information/ticket office could be a bit more kind. But except of this we are satisfied!

Sofie V.July 18, 2017 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 5 | 

No comment

San Francisco to San Diego Buses

Busbud helps you find a bus from San Francisco to San Diego. Get the best fare and schedule, book a round trip ticket or find buses with WiFi and electrical outlets.

We make sure you can find a bus service from San Francisco to San Diego from the most reliable bus companies operating this trip.

From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from San Francisco to San Diego, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

San Francisco to San Diego buses are provided by Flixbus and Greyhound.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from San Francisco, the trip starts 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.

In San Diego, your bus travel ends 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.

Daily Buses8
Departure Time6:15 AM - 11:55 PM
Average Price
$56
Average Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound US

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between San Francisco and San Diego!

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

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 Francisco to San Diego that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

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

Did you know?

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

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.

Will you be returning to San Francisco by bus?

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

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