There are 4 ways to get from Calgary to San Diego by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Diego (SAN) YYC - SAN

$150 - $281

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Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca

$192 - $483

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot

$289 - $838

Drive  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to San Diego 1644.3 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at San Diego, Ca via Vancouver, Bc and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Calgary and San Diego is 2054 km. The road distance is 2630.9 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to San Diego without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Calgary to San Diego, including transfers.

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Calgary to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to San Diego is to fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Calgary to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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San Diego is 1 h behind Calgary. It is currently 1:21 PM in Calgary and 12:21 PM in San Diego.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to San Diego is 2631 km. It takes approximately 26 h 25 min to drive from Calgary to San Diego.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 1283.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and San Diego, CA, USA?

WestJet, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Calgary to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
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 Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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WestJet, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 1106+ hotels available in San Diego. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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