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Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by bus

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by bus is 179.85 km and takes 3 hrs 10 mins. There are 46 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 am and the last at 11:30 pm. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by bus for as little as $25.82 or as much as $73.75. The best price for this journey is $25.82.

Lowest Price$25.82
Journey Duration3 hrs 10 mins
Connection per Day46
Lowest Price$25.82
Highest Price$73.75
First Departure12:05 am
Last Departure11:30 pm
Distance179.85 km
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalSan Diego, CA
CarriersFlixBus Inc., Greyhound Lines, Inc.More

Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $36.62 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $25.82, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $36.62 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 does the journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA take by bus?

With a distance of 179.85 km between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA, it will usually take 3 hrs 10 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hrs 10 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA will complete the journey in 1 hr 45 mins.On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 10 mins to travel the 179.85 km between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA.

How many daily journeys are there from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?

The exact number of journeys from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA 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 46 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 Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA. 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 Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 44 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Los Angeles, CA 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 Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Los Angeles, CA 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 Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, 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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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $25.86 to $35.46 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 27% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA

The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - San Diego, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $26.06 if you’re lucky, or $29.55 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $42.88.

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 FlixBus, Greyhound and Tufesa from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA
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Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
12.59kg
Bus
13.49kg
Flight
35.97kg
Car
28.78kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
A bus ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is $36.62. 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 $25.82.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is $25.82. 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 Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA by bus?
Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is 179.85 km.
How long does the bus between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA take?
Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is on average 3 hrs 10 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 45 mins.
Which companies operate from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
The bus journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus Inc., Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus, Greyhound and Tufesa.
How many bus connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA has 46 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA departs at 12:05 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 Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA depart?
The latest bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA 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 Los Angeles, CA 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 $25.82 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 Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
There are on average 44 direct connection(s) from Los Angeles, CA to go to San Diego, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA is 1 hr 45 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA creates 13.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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