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San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA by bus

The journey from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA by bus is 2,519.69 mi and takes 84 hr 11 min. There are 30 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA by bus for as little as $155.67 or as much as $416.24. The best price for this journey is $155.67.

Lowest Price$155.67
Journey Duration84 hr 11 min
Connection per Day30
Lowest Price$155.67
Highest Price$416.24
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance2,519.69 mi
DepartureSan Francisco, CA
ArrivalPhiladelphia, PA
CarriersFlixBus Inc., Greyhound Lines, Inc.More

San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

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Planning to travel from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA?

The cheapest bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA cost $155.67. On average, you can expect to spend around $212.39 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 Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $212.39 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 Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA.

How long does the journey from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA take by bus?

The average journey time is 84 hr 11 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 2,519.69 mi from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA to take longer than 84 hr 11 min. The distance between San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA is around 2,519.69 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 84 hr 11 min. However, the fastest routes between San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA take 73 hr 50 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many journeys from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 30 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 30 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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The cheapest San Francisco, CA - Philadelphia, PA bus tickets can be found for as low as $121.94 if you’re lucky, or $229.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $335.21.

Find the best day to travel to Philadelphia, PA by bus

When travelling to Philadelphia, PA 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 Greyhound and FlixBus from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA
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San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
283.85kg
Bus
304.13kg
Flight
811.01kg
Car
648.81kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA?
A bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA is $212.39. 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 $155.67.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA is $155.67. 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 Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA by bus?
San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA is 2,519.69 mi.
How long does the bus between San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA take?
San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA is on average 84 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 73 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA?
The bus journey from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus Inc., Greyhound Lines, Inc., Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA?
San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA has 30 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA leave?
The earliest bus from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA departs at 12:35 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 Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA depart?
The latest bus from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA departs at 11:30 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 Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA 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 $155.67 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 San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA is 73 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA by bus?
The bus journey from San Francisco, CA to Philadelphia, PA creates 304.13kg of CO2 emissions.

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