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There are 4 ways to get from Phoenix to San Diego by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN

$99 - $285

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to San Diego, Ca 6317 / ...

$40 - $100

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Station, Phoenix to San Diego Ciudad Juárez-Tijuana Airport / ...

$57 - $88

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to San Diego 357.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to San Diego is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to San Diego is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at San Diego, Ca. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is 301 miles. The road distance is 357.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to San Diego without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Phoenix to San Diego, including transfers.

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Phoenix to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to San Diego is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $95 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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

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Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 300.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Phoenix to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Phoenix to San Diego 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Phoenix, Az to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Greyhound Station, Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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San Diego is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 8:21 AM in Phoenix and 7:21 AM in San Diego.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to San Diego is 357 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Phoenix to San Diego.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 1097+ hotels available in San Diego. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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