There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park by train, tram, bus, car or plane

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Train, tram  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center Sprinter

$15 - $61

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9465
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Escondido Transit Center 235 / ...

$22 - $45

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park 112.2 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, bus, line 371 bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Escondido Transit Center
  3. Take the line 371 bus from Escondido Transit Center to Hwy 78 & Wap Medical Center

$112 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Hwy 78 & Wap Medical Center via Broadway & 1st Av and Escondido Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and San Diego Wild Animal Park is 99 miles. The road distance is 112.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park without a car is to train and tram which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $15 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Escondido Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park is 112 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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  • Distance: 98.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and San Diego Wild Animal Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to San Diego Wild Animal Park via San Diego, Ca, Broadway & 1st Av, Escondido Transit Center, and Hwy 78 & Wap Medical Center in around 6 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Hwy 78 & Wap Medical Center
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in San Diego Wild Animal Park. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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