There are 6 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Mulligans Murrieta 202

$4 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9488 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Mulligans Murrieta 202

$13 - $28

Bus, line 23 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Fe Depot Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center 235 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Escondido Transit Center to County Center Dr 41000 at Library 217
  3. Take the line 23 bus from County Center Dr 41000 at Library to Juniper 41717 @ Murrieta Senior Center 23

$6 - $12

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta 66.9 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to Murrieta 66.9 miles

$180 - $260

Shuttle  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to Murrieta

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta. However, there are services departing from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 and arriving at Mulligans Murrieta via San Diego, Ca and Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Murrieta is 57 miles. The road distance is 66.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $4 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta, including transfers.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Mulligans Murrieta station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta.
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  • Distance: 57.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and Murrieta, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Murrieta via Broadway & State St, San Diego, Ca, Oceanside, Ca, and Oceanside Transit Center in around 3 h 45 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Old Town to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Mulligans Murrieta
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to County Center Dr 41000 at Library
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from County Center Dr 41000 at Library to Juniper 41717 @ Murrieta Senior Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Murrieta
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Murrieta
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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