There are 7 ways to get from Orlando to San Diego by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Orlando  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to San Diego (SAN) MCO - SAN

$84 - $605

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Bus to Tampa, fly  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to San Diego (SAN) TPA - SAN

$169 - $488

Bus via San Bernardino, Ca  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
  4. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca

$255 - $645

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Diego

Bus, train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Lafayette, La
  2. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot

$335 - $961

Train  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center
  4. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot

$522 - $1,572

Drive  •  39 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to San Diego 2444.2 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at San Diego, Ca via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx and San Bernardino, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Orlando to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Orlando Amtrak and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot via Washington Union Station, Chicago Union Station and Fullerton Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 10 h.

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The distance between Orlando and San Diego is 2149 miles. The road distance is 2444.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to San Diego without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 10 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Orlando to San Diego, including transfers.

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Orlando to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Orlando, Fl station.

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Orlando to San Diego train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Orlando Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Orlando to San Diego is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 10 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 3 days 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Orlando Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 3 min.

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Orlando to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Orlando to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 2149.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Orlando to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to San Diego via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, and San Bernardino, Ca in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Tampa to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Orlando to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $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 Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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 Orlando Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
42 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to San Diego
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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San Diego is 3 h behind Orlando. It is currently 2:11 PM in Orlando and 11:11 AM in San Diego.

Orlando to San Diego train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to San Diego is 2444 miles. It takes approximately 39 h 10 min to drive from Orlando to San Diego.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Frontier Airlines, Delta and three other airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to San Diego Airport.

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Book your Orlando to San Diego train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Orlando to San Diego bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 1106+ hotels available in San Diego. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Orlando Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 41 min and costs .

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