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LAX — SAN
May 21 — May 281
1 adult
Tue 5/21

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3h 30m
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2h 20m
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2h 40m
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Los Angeles to San Diego bus information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and bus companies that offer buses from Los Angeles to San Diego

One-way from

$20

Avg travel time

2h 56m

Popular bus line

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The cheapest one-way bus ticket starts at $20. This price was found within the last 3 days.
The average bus ride from Los Angeles to San Diego is 2h 56m
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Los Angeles Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Westwood AmtrakLos Angeles, 34.068798, -118.449
Los Angeles JerezanosLos Angeles, 34.01934, -118.17609
Los Angeles University of Southern California (curbside)Los Angeles, 34.021564, -118.279366
Los Angeles Harbor FreewayLos Angeles, 33.928726, -118.2818
Los Angeles University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, 34.02333, -118.28349
Los Angeles Autobuses Coordinados UsaLos Angeles, 34.019333, -118.17608

San Diego Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in San Diego
San Diego Balboa ParkSan Diego, 32.72839, -117.152374
San Diego Seaport VillageSan Diego, 32.711334, -117.1703
San Diego Downtown Holiday InnSan Diego, 32.722347, -117.163414
San Diego Sheraton Mission ValleySan Diego, 32.765167, -117.150505
San Diego Seaworld (mission Bay)San Diego, 32.76392, -117.229454
San Diego Westfield Mission ValleySan Diego, 32.769695, -117.14586

Book one-way bus tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way bus tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find bus tickets by date.
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Jun 22
6:00 pmLos Angeles Station
3h 30m
9:30 pmSan Diego Seaport Village
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Jun 22
11:15 amLos Angeles Union Bus
2h 20m
1:35 pmSan Diego La Jolla
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Jun 22
4:30 pmLos Angeles Union Bus
2h 40m
7:10 pmSan Diego Old Town
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Jun 22
6:00 amLos Angeles Station
2h 35m
8:35 amSan Diego Old Town
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Jun 22
10:15 pmLos Angeles Westwood Amtrak
2h 20m
12:35 amSan Diego La Jolla
FlixBus
Jun 22
10:40 amLos Angeles West La (palms)
2h 55m
1:35 pmSan Diego La Jolla

FAQs for booking bus tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego

How many buses are there from Los Angeles to San Diego?

At least 42 buses are traveling from Los Angeles to San Diego, giving you a variety of buses to choose from at different times of the day. The buses are scheduled to leave at estimated 30-minute intervals. You can use four buses when traveling to San Diego from Los Angeles. They include FlixBus US, Greyhound, Tufesa Plus, and Tufesa Internacional. Greyhound and FlixBus US are the most frequent bus providers as they provide more than 20 buses in a day on the route. Their tickets are also cheaper compared to Tufesa buses. The ticket prices also vary depending on the occasion and time of travel. If you travel at night, chances are that you will pay less than day travels. Also, with the help of momondo booking company, you can get notifications on discount offers for cheaper travel.

What do I need before boarding the bus from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Before you board your bus, ensure you have your ticket with you. If you are using your phone to book a mobile ticket, then ensure you have your digital ticket downloaded on your phone. It is also essential that the name on your identification card matches the name of your ticket because you can't travel with someone else's ticket. Suppose you are in the US as a foreigner; you must carry your passport everywhere you go. When traveling for long distances, be sure to bring a snack with you and a water bottle. Sometimes water may be costly; you will also help conserve the environment by reusing your bottle. To keep entertained, you can download a movie or watch your favorite show on board; remember to have your headphones plugged into your device. Finally, you can carry a travel neck pillow for extra comfort for your journey.

What bus stations do you depart from and arrive at when travelling from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Your departure bus station is the Decatur Station. It is located near the Decatur Main Library. You can pass through the streets on foot for three or four minutes to arrive at Decatur Station. Other landmarks close to the station are Emory-Cliff, Decatur Historic Courthouse, and Devry University. The station is equipped with modern facilities such as a comfortable waiting lounge. You may also have a meal or drink while waiting for your departure time. Also, you can visit the restrooms and freshen up. The journey will take you at least three hours to your destination. You will arrive at the San-Diego bus station. You can take a taxi to the city center which will take around 3 minutes. You can also decide to have a 10-minute walk if you have no luggage. The bus station has cafes and restaurants where you can take a meal before heading on your next journey. You can also use the modern bathrooms in the station after the long journey.

What luggage can I bring from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Buses allow a maximum of two pieces of luggage. Each provider has specifications on the sizes of bags they can carry onboard. However, huge suitcases beyond 62 inches are not allowed on most buses. If you are wondering if you can bring your bicycle, you will be happy to know that you can. Bus providers require you to secure your bike well, probably in a container and pay for it as oversized luggage. You may also inquire with the bus provider about packing your bicycle. It's crucial to always pack only what you need for your trip to avoid getting stranded with extra luggage.

What amenities are offered on buses traveling from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Los Angeles to San Diego buses have free Wi-Fi to help you travel and stay connected with family. However, don't expect to download a video with the Wi-Fi; download your movie before getting onboard. If you are worried that your phone or laptop might go off, don't worry, there are power outlets on the bus to help you. The Greyhound bus is one of the most comfortable buses you can use for your travel. It has no middle seats. The chairs can recline to a significant angle allowing you to rest. Some Greyhound buses have restrooms onboard.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The quickest bus available from Los Angeles will take 2h 25m to arrive in San Diego. Travel time typically varies by up to 0h 31m, depending on your bus details. Check FlixBus if you need to get to your destination as quickly as possible.

How far is Los Angeles to San Diego by bus?

There’s 114.0 mi from Los Angeles to San Diego. The distance via bus depends on which roads the driver takes - this can change mid-journey. The bus takes 2h 25m, normally.


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