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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$35 - $83

Cheapest option

Line 232 bus, bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim 232
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9455 / ...

$20 - $46

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Line 232 bus, bus Greyhound Mexico  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim 232
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach to San Diego Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$47 - $68

Line 232 bus, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / 6th 232
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$37 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo 120.9 miles

$11 - $18

Line 232 bus, fly, line 215 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach to LAX City Bus Center
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  3. Take the line 215 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Park Bl & Zoo Pl

$114 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo. However, there are services departing from Sepulveda / 8th and arriving at 1st Av & Quince St via Long Beach, Ca and 1st Av & Ash St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach and San Diego Zoo is 108 miles. The road distance is 120.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo without a car is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo, including transfers.

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Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Sepulveda / 8th station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can line 232 bus and bus, which costs $19 - $50 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 44 min.

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Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo.
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  • Distance: 108.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Manhattan Beach, CA, USA and San Diego Zoo, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo via Long Beach / Anaheim, Long Beach, Ca, San Diego, Ca, 1st Av & Ash St, and 1st Av & Quince St in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / 6th
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach to LAX City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Long Beach, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Manhattan Beach to San Diego Zoo.

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

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There are 1062+ hotels available in San Diego Zoo. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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