There are 9 ways to get from Davis to San Diego by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Sacramento  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Diego (SAN) SMF - SAN

$103 - $435

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1439
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9465

$62 - $145

7 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN

$116 - $417

Train to San Francisco, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN

$106 - $378

Train to San Jose, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN) SJC - SAN

$110 - $405

Train, bus  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca

$106 - $246

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to San Diego, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$88 - $90

Train  •  18 h 2 min

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

$111 - $295

Drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Davis to San Diego 519.3 miles

$50 - $75

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines fly from Davis to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Davis to San Diego via J St. at 8th St., I St & 8Th St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 11 h 56 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Davis Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Davis Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Davis Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Davis Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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 USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Davis to San Diego?

The distance between Davis and San Diego is 769 km. The road distance is 831 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Davis to San Diego?

The cheapest way to get from Davis to San Diego is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Davis to San Diego?

The quickest way to get from Davis to San Diego is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $100 - $440.

Is there a direct train between Davis and San Diego?

No, there is no direct train from Davis to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Davis Amtrak and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 2 min.

Is there a direct bus between Davis and San Diego?

No, there is no direct bus from Davis to San Diego. However, there are services departing from UC Davis Memorial Union and arriving at San Diego, Ca via I St & 8Th St, Sacramento, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Davis to San Diego?

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Davis to San Diego, including transfers.