Cheap bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA

from $72.99

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Bus stations and stops in San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco (5th/Townsend)

Daly City BART Station

San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf (Hyde/Beach)

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San Francisco, CA - San Diego, CA : Quick information
Online payment

Yes

Distance

458 miles

Direct connection

Yes

Environmentally-friendly travel?

Yes

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to San Diego by bus?
The quickest bus trip from San Francisco to San Diego takes as little as 10 hours 35 minutes.
What is the distance between San Francisco and San Diego?
The bus route from San Francisco to San Diego covers 526 miles. FlixBus can bring you from San Francisco to San Diego in as little as 10 hours 35 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between San Francisco and San Diego?
You can get from San Francisco to San Diego for as little as $72.99. On average, tickets for this connection cost $75.69.
What route does the bus from San Francisco to San Diego take?
There are direct connections from San Francisco to San Diego. Among them up to 1 buses running daily from San Francisco to San Diego, 1 are direct connections. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from San Francisco to San Diego?
You can buy your bus ticket from San Francisco to San Diego choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
Where can I see if my bus from San Francisco to San Diego is on time?
You can track your bus location on our Real-Time Info Tool. Just select the relevant bus stop and check the time of arrival. Find out where your bus is and check if there are delays on the route.

Buses from San Francisco to San Diego

Find the cheapest buses from San Francisco to San Diego

It couldn't be easier to book your travel from San Francisco to San Diego with FlixBus - and when you book in advance, you can save money too!
FlixBus operates in 38 countries connecting 5000 destinations. So no matter where you want to go, we can take you there!
Ticket prices cost as little as $72.99, with an average price of $75.69. To get the cheapest tickets, book online in advance and avoid busy times like weekends and public holidays.
The distance between San Francisco and San Diego is 526 miles, which takes as little as 10 hours 35 minutes with our fastest rides.

Make your journey even easier with the FlixBus app. All your information will be saved for the next time you travel.

Traveling from San Francisco to San Diego

No matter whether you want to travel first thing in the morning or late at night, you'll find a journey to suit you with 1 rides between San Francisco and San Diego. The rides from San Francisco to San Diego take a minimum of 10 hours 35 minutes; what's more, when you travel by bus, you don't need to worry about traffic or delays en route. Just relax and enjoy the journey with free WiFi and plenty of legroom.
You can pick up a bus ticket for just $72.99 - that's way cheaper than traveling by any other method.
Buses are also a great choice for environmentally-conscious travelers. We're working towards being 100% carbon neutral and offer all travelers the opportunity to offset their carbon emissions when booking their tickets. Simply select the "CO2 compensation" box when paying online and we'll use all of the money to make a direct impact on the future of sustainable mobility.

Taking the bus from San Francisco

Ready for your journey from San Francisco? San Francisco is a transport hub with 4 stations and it is seriously well connected with buses to 18 destinations across the country.
No matter where you're traveling from, you can find plenty of information on our website or by contacting FlixBus directly for travel information. We'll do our best to make sure you're well-equipped for your journey, so you can experience everything the trip has to offer.

Arriving in San Diego

Start planning your trip to San Diego now. Never visited before? Here's all you need to know.
San Diego is one of the best-connected cities, so you're not short on choices of how to get here. 6 is the number of bus stations FlixBus has in San Diego, connecting 18 cities.
Never miss a beat as you sample the sights and culture synonymous with this famous city. Now is the time to hop aboard FlixBus and explore!

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from San Francisco to San Diego

Traveling from San Francisco to San Diego is quick, clean and comfortable - and it couldn't be easier to book a ticket. You can book online via the website, on our app, in person at a FlixShop or using Google Assistant.
We accept card payment as well as Paypal, Google Pay and Apple Pay, but there are many more payment options that you can choose from. The easiest way to book your ticket is using our app. You'll be able to make your reservation within seconds and there's no need to print and carry the ticket with you, as your phone will be your ticket.

Want to sit beside family or friends or keep the space beside you free? Need easy access to the toilet or a table to get on with some work whilst traveling? You can reserve a seat when you book on the app or website, and you can choose from a variety of seat options including a table seat, panorama seat or extra seat. Once you're settled in your seat, you can sit back and relax with plenty of onboard services to help you make the most of your trip. Most of our buses have onboard Wifi and an entertainment system so you can catch up on your favorite shows or listen to audiobooks. We've also got toilets onboard, as well as power outlets.
What's more, you get a generous luggage allowance when you travel with FlixBus with one carry-on bag and one checked bag, so you can bring everything you need for your trip.


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