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There are 6 ways to get from Nevada City to San Diego by car, bus, plane, train or taxi

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

Recommended option

Drive, bus to Reno, fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nevada City to Truckee Depot - Arrive
  2. Take the bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
  3. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Diego (SAN) RNO - SAN

$151 - $659

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Drive, bus  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Nevada City to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca

$64 - $154

4 alternative options

Line 1 bus, bus, train to Sacramento, fly  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Broad St at The National Hotel to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
  2. Take the bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  4. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Diego (SAN) SMF - SAN

$134 - $491

Taxi, bus, train  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nevada City to Marysville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Marysville Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
  3. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot

Bus  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to San Diego, CA Northern CA-Southern CA

$171 - $199

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Nevada City to San Diego 568.7 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Nevada City to San Diego is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nevada City to San Diego is to drive and bus and fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Nevada City and San Diego is 504 miles. The road distance is 568.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Nevada City to San Diego without a car is to taxi and bus and train which takes 15 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Nevada City to San Diego, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nevada City to San Diego is 569 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to drive from Nevada City to San Diego.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Reno Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 1079+ hotels available in San Diego. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nevada City to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 503.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Nevada City, CA, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from Nevada City to San Diego once daily. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Auburn Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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
Bus operators
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Broad St at The National Hotel to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
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 Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Marysville Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nevada City to Marysville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Fast Taxi
Phone
+1 530-477-7766
Website
fasttaxi.com
Gold Country Cab & Courier
Phone
+1 530-274-8294

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