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Washington, DC to San Diego, CA by bus

The journey from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA by bus is 2,272.23 mi and takes 72 hr 9 min. There are 54 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 10:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA by bus for as little as $83.31 or as much as $212.33. The best price for this journey is $83.31.

Lowest Price$83.31
Journey Duration72 hr 9 min
Connection per Day54
Lowest Price$83.31
Highest Price$212.33
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure10:40 PM
Distance2,272.23 mi
DepartureWashington, DC
ArrivalSan Diego, CA
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Washington, DC to San Diego, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, 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 do bus tickets from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA cost?

When you're traveling from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $123.53. You might be able to find prices as low as $83.31, 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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The prices for bus tickets from Washington, DC to San Diego, 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. The average bus ticket price is approximately $123.53. 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.

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

The journey between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA by bus is approximately 2,272.23 mi. It will take you more or less 72 hr 9 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA covers a distance of 2,272.23 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 72 hr 9 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 66 hr 5 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many times a day do journeys run from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA?

If you want to get from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 54 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 54 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Washington, DC to San Diego, 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Washington, DC to San Diego, 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA.

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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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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA

The cheapest Washington, DC - San Diego, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $154.83 if you’re lucky, or $269.46 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $496.49.

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

When travelling to San Diego, 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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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.

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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA
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Washington, DC to San Diego, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
255.98kg
Bus
274.26kg
Flight
731.36kg
Car
585.09kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA?
A bus ticket from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA is $123.53. 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 $83.31.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA is $83.31. 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 Washington, DC and San Diego, CA by bus?
Washington, DC to San Diego, CA is 2,272.23 mi.
How long does the bus between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA take?
Washington, DC to San Diego, CA is on average 72 hr 9 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 66 hr 5 min.
Which companies operate from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA?
The bus journey from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound, FlixBus and Greyhound Lines, Inc..
How many bus connections per day go from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA?
Washington, DC to San Diego, CA has 54 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA depart?
The latest bus from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA departs at 10:40 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, 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 $83.31 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 Washington, DC to San Diego, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA is 66 hr 5 min.
Is there a direct bus from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Washington, DC and San Diego, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Washington, DC to San Diego, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Washington, DC to San Diego, CA creates 274.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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