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

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Recommended option

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

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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN)?

The distance between El Centro and San Diego Airport (SAN) is 153 km. The road distance is 187 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN)?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN)?

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

How long does it take to get from El Centro to San Diego Airport (SAN)?

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