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Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA by bus

The journey from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA by bus is 1,501.51 mi and takes 48 hr 31 min. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:50 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA by bus for as little as $206.76 or as much as $370.35. The best price for this journey is $206.76.

Lowest Price$206.76
Journey Duration48 hr 31 min
Connection per Day18
Lowest Price$206.76
Highest Price$370.35
First Departure1:50 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance1,501.51 mi
DepartureAustin, TX
ArrivalSan Francisco, CA
CarriersFlixBus, Greyhound

Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?

When you're traveling from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $264.43. You might be able to find prices as low as $206.76, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $264.43. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long is the journey from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA by bus?

The journey between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA by bus is approximately 1,501.51 mi. It will take you more or less 48 hr 31 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA runs for about 1,501.51 mi and usually takes approximately 48 hr 31 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 42 hr 45 min. If you are trying to get from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do journeys run from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?

You will be able to travel from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 18 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 18 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to San Francisco, CA by bus

When travelling to San Francisco, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA
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Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
169.15kg
Bus
181.23kg
Flight
483.29kg
Car
386.63kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?
A bus ticket from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA is $264.43. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $206.76.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA is $206.76. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA by bus?
Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA is 1,501.51 mi.
How long does the bus between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA take?
Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA is on average 48 hr 31 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 42 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?
The bus journey from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?
Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA departs at 1:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA depart?
The latest bus from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $206.76 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA is 42 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Austin, TX to San Francisco, CA creates 181.23kg of CO2 emissions.

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