There are 4 ways to get from Escondido to Riverside by bus, tram, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Escondido to San Bernardino FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to University @ Lemon Eb Ns 215 / ...

$7 - $13

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Bus Riverside Transit Agency  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Escondido Transit Center to Promenade Mall Ring Rd. 217
  2. Take the bus from Promenade Mall Ring Rd. to Vine St Layover 208

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Tram, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the tram from Escondido Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center Sprinter
  2. Take the train from Oceanside station to Riverside-Downtown station Inland Empire - OC

$15 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Escondido to Riverside 68.2 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Escondido to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Escondido and arriving at University @ Lemon Eb Ns via 2nd @ Lst Eb Fs and San Bernardino Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Escondido and Riverside is 61 miles. The road distance is 68.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Escondido to Riverside without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Escondido to Riverside, including transfers.

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Escondido to Riverside bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Escondido station.

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Escondido to Riverside bus services, operated by OmniTrans, arrive at University @ Lemon Eb Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Escondido to Riverside is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Escondido to Riverside.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Riverside. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Escondido to Riverside.
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  • Distance: 60.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Escondido, CA, USA and Riverside, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Escondido to Riverside via San Bernardino, 2nd @ Lst Eb Fs, and San Bernardino Transit Center in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Escondido Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Escondido to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to University @ Lemon Eb Ns
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Lemon + University
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Promenade Mall Ring Rd.
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Promenade Mall Ring Rd. to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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