Duration 8h 17m
Distance 383.9 miles
Average price $75
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Los Angeles and San Francisco takes 8h 17m and the fastest bus takes 7h 20m. The bus service runs several times per day from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Downtown LA
  2. San Francisco
8h
Bookable on Rome2rio
$20 - $75

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Downtown LA and arriving at San Francisco. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and San Francisco is 349 miles. The road distance is 383.9 miles.

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Los Angeles to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Downtown LA station.

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Los Angeles to San Francisco bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Book your Los Angeles to San Francisco bus tickets online with FlixBus and Greyhound.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles and San Francisco?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Downtown LA to San Francisco every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 8h. Four other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown LA to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Hoang Express
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chinatown Station to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
gotobus.com
Megabus
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA - Union Station to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Cabin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Email
help@ridecabin.com
Website
ridecabin.com
Night bus from Santa Monica to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ridecabin.com
Book at
ridecabin.com

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