There are 5 ways to get from Burbank to San Diego by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Line 94 bus, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Olive / San Fernando to Hill / 7th 94 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9465

$20 - $46

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Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$35 - $82

Night bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Burbank to San Diego 131.5 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Downtown Burbank station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN

$113 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Burbank to San Diego is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burbank to San Diego is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burbank to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Olive / San Fernando and arriving at San Diego, Ca via 7th / Broadway and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burbank station to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Downtown Burbank station and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Burbank and San Diego is 122 miles. The road distance is 131.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Burbank to San Diego without a car is to line 94 bus and bus which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $19 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Burbank to San Diego, including transfers.

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Burbank to San Diego bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Burbank to San Diego train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Burbank to San Diego is to line 94 bus and bus which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $19 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Burbank to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 121.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Burbank, CA, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Burbank to San Diego via Hill / 7th, 7th / Broadway, 7th / Decatur, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Burbank to San Diego every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Burbank station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Olive / San Fernando to Hill / 7th
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Burbank to San Diego bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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Burbank to San Diego train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burbank to San Diego is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Burbank to San Diego.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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