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Bus San Jose to San Francisco: Trip Overview

3
Daily Buses
4:15 AM - 11:50 PM
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$13
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

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San Jose to San Francisco Buses

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

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

Bus Companies

Bus service from San Jose to San Francisco are provided by FlixBus and Greyhound.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from San Jose to San Francisco will depart from Diridon Station, Story Rd, 1118 E William St, Diridon Station, Diridon Station, Diridon Station, Eastridge Mall, Park Ave & Almaden Bd, San Jose or San Jose Bus Stop.

A bus ride to San Francisco will drop you off at Greyhound Station, San Francisco Greyhound Station, 444 Townsend St., 5th St & Townsend St, Mission Bay, Post St, Powell Station, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA or San Francisco, CA.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses3
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures4:15 AM - 11:50 PM
Minimum Price$3
Average Ticket Price$13
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound US

San Jose to San Francisco Route Map

San Jose to San Francisco Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip San Jose - San Francisco

How much does a bus ticket from San Jose to San Francisco cost?

The cheapest average bus price from San Jose to San Francisco is $13. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from San Jose to San Francisco is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from San Jose to San Francisco?

The average travel time between San Jose and San Francisco is around 1h 40m, although the fastest bus will take about 50m.This is the time it takes to travel the 42 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between San Jose and San Francisco?

The number of buses from San Jose to San Francisco can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 3 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from San Jose to San Francisco by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from San Jose to San Francisco?

When taking the bus from San Jose to San Francisco, you can travel comfortably and safely with FlixBus, Greyhound.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from San Jose to San Francisco?

Buses traveling between San Jose and San Francisco leave from Diridon Station or Story Rd and arrive at Greyhound Station, San Francisco Greyhound Station, 444 Townsend St..

What are the best sights and things to do in San Francisco?

Once in San Francisco, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Legion of Honor, Alcatraz, Walt Disney Family Museum, City Segway Tours of San Francisco, Chinatown.

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 Jose to San Francisco 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 San Jose 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 Jose to San Francisco.

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Did you know?

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

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

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

Will you be returning to San Jose by bus?

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

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