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There are 3 ways to get from Brisbane to San Diego by plane, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Brisbane to San Diego  •  17h 51m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to San Diego (SAN) BNE - SAN

$502 - $1,517

Cheapest option

Fly Brisbane to Los Angeles, train  •  20h 3m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Los Angeles (LAX) BNE - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot

$448 - $1,670

1 alternative option

Bus to Toowoomba, fly to San Diego  •  24h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to San Diego (SAN) WTB - SAN

$873 - $2,539

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to San Diego is to fly and train which costs $600 - $2,400 and takes 20h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to San Diego is to fly which costs $700 - $2,200 and takes 17h 51m.

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The distance between Brisbane and San Diego is 11596 km.

It takes approximately 17h 51m to get from Brisbane to San Diego, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 59m and has one stopover.

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San Diego is 17h behind Brisbane. It is currently 7:43 PM in Brisbane and 2:43 AM in San Diego.

Air Canada, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and four other airlines offer flights from Brisbane Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 1170+ hotels available in San Diego. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs $13 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 7247.7 miles
  • Duration: 17h 51m

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and San Diego, CA, USA?

Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin Australia and five other airlines fly from Brisbane to San Diego hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
17h 29m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Sydney, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Melbourne, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 34m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
18h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Brisbane, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Brisbane, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,400
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Melbourne, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Brisbane to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Toowoomba to San Diego via Sydney, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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