There are 2 ways to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN) by bus, tram or car

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Bus, tram  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from El Centro, Ca to El Cajon 6317 / ...
  2. Take the tram from El Cajon Transit Center to Washington St Station Sycuan Green Line

$19 - $39

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN) 117.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between El Centro and San Diego Airport (SAN) is 96 miles. The road distance is 117.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN).
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between El Centro, CA, USA and San Diego Airport (SAN), USA?

There is no direct connection from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN). However, you can take the bus to El Cajon, take the walk to El Cajon Transit Center, then take the tram to Washington St Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to San Diego Airport (SAN).

Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from El Cajon Transit Center to Washington St Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Centro, Ca to El Cajon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Centro, Ca to El Cajon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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