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There are 5 ways to get from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 30 bus, train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Grand Av & Lamont St to Old Town Transit Center 30
  2. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Solana Beach Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$3 - $42

4 alternative options

Line 30 bus, line 101 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Grand Av & Ingraham St to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr 30
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Highway 101 & Dahlia Dr 101

$4

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach 16.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach 16.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach 16.5 miles

$22 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach. However, there are services departing from Grand Av & Ingraham St and arriving at Highway 101 & Dahlia Dr via Gilman Dr & Myers Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Pacific Beach and Solana Beach is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach without a car is to line 30 bus and train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $3 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach, including transfers.

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Pacific Beach to Solana Beach bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Grand Av & Ingraham St station.

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Pacific Beach to Solana Beach bus services, operated by North County Transit, arrive at Highway 101 & Dahlia Dr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pacific Beach to Solana Beach is 16 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Solana Beach. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between Pacific Beach, CA, USA and Solana Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach via Gilman Dr & Myers Dr in around 1 h 44 min.

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 San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Solana Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Old Town to Solana Beach Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Grand Av & Lamont St to Old Town Transit Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Grand Av & Ingraham St to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Highway 101 & Dahlia Dr
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Other operators
Uber San Diego
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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uber.com
UberPool
$24 - $28
Assist
$22 - $29
Español
$22 - $29
uberX
$22 - $29
WAV
$22 - $29
UberXL
$35 - $45
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$65 - $85
UberSUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Pacific Beach to Solana Beach
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Orange Cab
Phone
+1 619-291-3333
Website
orangecabsandiego.net

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