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San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus

The journey from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus is 344.59 mi and takes 13 hr 57 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:15 AM and the last at 11:05 PM. It is possible to travel from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus for as little as $39.71 or as much as $76.58. The best price for this journey is $39.71.

Lowest Price$39.71
Journey Duration13 hr 57 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$39.71
Highest Price$76.58
First Departure12:15 AM
Last Departure11:05 PM
Distance344.59 mi
DepartureSan Jose, CA
ArrivalRiverside, CA
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA?

The prices for bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA will cost $39.71. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.51. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA will cost you $49.51. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long is the journey from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus?

Traveling from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus will usually take 13 hr 57 min. This journey covers a distance of 344.59 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 13 hr 57 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 from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA covers a distance of 344.59 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 13 hr 57 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 11 hr 0 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 Jose, CA to Riverside, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA take place each day?

The route from San Jose, CA to Riverside, 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 Jose, CA 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA, 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 4 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 Jose, CA to Riverside, 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 Jose, CA to Riverside, CA.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Jose, CA to Riverside, 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.

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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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA

The cheapest San Jose, CA - Riverside, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $81.20 if you’re lucky, or $93.63 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Riverside, CA by bus

When travelling to Riverside, 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 Greyhound and FlixBus from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA
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San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
38.82kg
Bus
41.59kg
Flight
110.91kg
Car
88.73kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA?
A bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA is $49.51. 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 $39.71.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA is $39.71. 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 Jose, CA and Riverside, CA by bus?
San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA is 344.59 mi.
How long does the bus between San Jose, CA and Riverside, CA take?
San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA is on average 13 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 11 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA?
The bus journey from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA?
San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA leave?
The earliest bus from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA departs at 12:15 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 Jose, CA to Riverside, CA depart?
The latest bus from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA departs at 11:05 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 Jose, CA to Riverside, 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 $39.71 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 Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Jose, CA and Riverside, CA is 11 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Jose, CA and Riverside, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA by bus?
The bus journey from San Jose, CA to Riverside, CA creates 41.59kg of CO2 emissions.

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