Travel from Des-Moines to San-Diego

Bus or fly from Des Moines to San Diego?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and 3 other airlines fly from Des Moines to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Des Moines to San Diego once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 14 h 15 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Des Moines to San Diego

From Platform L line 8 bus to Des Moines airport, fly to San Diego airport, then line 992 bus to San Diego. 6 h 52 min $653. From Des Moines, IA bus to Omaha, NE, walk to 10th & Capitol, bus to Omaha airport, fly to San Diego airport, then line 992 bus to San Diego. 8 h 52 min $544. From Des Moines, IA bus to Denver, CO, bus to Barstow, then bus to San Diego. 39 h 10 min $306. From Des Moines, IA bus to Kansas City, MO, taxi to Kansas City Amtrak, train to Fullerton Transportation Center, then train to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak. 41 h 34 min $580. From Des Moines drive to San Diego. 27 h 15 min $213.