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San Francisco, CA to Vancouver by bus

The journey from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver by bus is 794.48 mi and takes 40 hr 51 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver by bus for as little as $101.58 or as much as $361.08. The best price for this journey is $101.58.

Lowest Price$101.58
Journey Duration40 hr 51 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$101.58
Highest Price$361.08
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance794.48 mi
DepartureSan Francisco, CA
ArrivalVancouver
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBusMore

San Francisco, CA to Vancouver Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver cost?

When you're traveling from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $216.59. You might be able to find prices as low as $101.58, 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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Prices will vary when you travel from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver. On average, though, you'll pay about $216.59 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver by bus?

The journey between San Francisco, CA and Vancouver by bus is approximately 794.48 mi. It will take you more or less 40 hr 51 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 from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver covers a distance of 794.48 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 40 hr 51 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 28 hr 45 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many times a day do departures from San Francisco, CA leave for Vancouver?

The route from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver 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 Francisco, CA 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 5 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 Francisco, CA to Vancouver. 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 Francisco, CA to Vancouver.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver, 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.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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 Francisco, CA to Vancouver.

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.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

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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The cheapest San Francisco, CA - Vancouver bus tickets can be found for as low as $84.92 if you’re lucky, or $163.53 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $220.76.

Find the best day to travel to Vancouver by bus

When travelling to Vancouver 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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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 San Francisco, CA to Vancouver
Compare services on board when travelling from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver by bus.
Facilities FlixBus Greyhound
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air_con Air conditioning check check

San Francisco, CA to Vancouver CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
89.5kg
Bus
95.89kg
Flight
255.72kg
Car
204.58kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver?
A bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver is $216.59. 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 $101.58.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver is $101.58. 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 Vancouver by bus?
San Francisco, CA to Vancouver is 794.48 mi.
How long does the bus between San Francisco, CA and Vancouver take?
San Francisco, CA to Vancouver is on average 40 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 28 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver?
The bus journey from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus, FlixBus Inc. and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver?
San Francisco, CA to Vancouver has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver leave?
The earliest bus from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver departs at 12:30 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 Vancouver depart?
The latest bus from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 $101.58 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 Vancouver by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Francisco, CA and Vancouver is 28 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Francisco, CA and Vancouver.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Francisco, CA to Vancouver by bus?
The bus journey from San Francisco, CA to Vancouver creates 95.89kg of CO2 emissions.

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