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San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus

The journey from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus is 417.38 mi and takes 11 hr 42 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:35 AM and the last at 9:00 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus for as little as $54.38 or as much as $101.14. The best price for this journey is $54.38.

Lowest Price$54.38
Journey Duration11 hr 42 min
Connection per Day15
Lowest Price$54.38
Highest Price$101.14
First Departure2:35 AM
Last Departure9:00 PM
Distance417.38 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalSan Jose, CA
CarriersTufesa, GreyhoundMore

San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?

The cheapest bus tickets from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA cost $54.38. On average, you can expect to spend around $74.68 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $74.68 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA.

How much time will it take to go from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus?

Traveling from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus will usually take 11 hr 42 min. This journey covers a distance of 417.38 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 11 hr 42 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA runs for about 417.38 mi and usually takes approximately 11 hr 42 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 9 hr 20 min. If you are trying to get from San Diego, CA to San Jose, 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 journeys from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA take place each day?

The route from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from San Diego, CA 15 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 9 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Diego, CA to San Jose, 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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA.

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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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA.

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

When travelling to San Jose, 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

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Tufesa, Greyhound and FlixBus from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA
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San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
47.02kg
Bus
50.38kg
Flight
134.34kg
Car
107.47kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
A bus ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is $74.68. 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 $54.38.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is $54.38. 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 San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA by bus?
San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is 417.38 mi.
How long does the bus between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA take?
San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is on average 11 hr 42 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
The bus journey from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Tufesa, Greyhound, Greyhound Lines, Inc. and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA leave?
The earliest bus from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA departs at 2:35 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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA depart?
The latest bus from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA departs at 9:00 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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, 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 $54.38 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.
How many direct connections depart from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from San Diego, CA to go to San Jose, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA is 9 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by bus?
The bus journey from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA creates 50.38kg of CO2 emissions.

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