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

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Fly to Baltimore  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Baltimore (BWI) SAN - BWI

$146 - $564

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Fly to Washington Dulles, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SAN - IAD
  2. Take the bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb

$201 - $506

Fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SAN - DCA
  2. Take the bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb

$165 - $400

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from MASSACHUSETTES AVE & 5TH ST NW eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb 220

$404 - $1,225

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md

$273 - $733

Drive  •  43 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Annapolis 2702 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Annapolis is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Annapolis is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Annapolis. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb via San Bernardino, Ca, Harrisburg, Pa, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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The distance between San Diego and Annapolis is 2312 miles. The road distance is 2702 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Annapolis without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 17 h and costs $400 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from San Diego to Annapolis, including transfers.

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San Diego to Annapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Annapolis is to fly which takes 8 h 21 min and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $750 and takes 2 days 19 h.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 45 min.

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San Diego to Annapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Annapolis.
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  • Distance: 2312.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 21 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Annapolis, MD, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and four other airlines fly from San Diego to Annapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Annapolis via San Bernardino, Ca, Harrisburg, Pa, Baltimore Downtown, Md, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 2, and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 in around 2 days 19 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 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
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from MASSACHUSETTES AVE & 5TH ST NW eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$240 - $400
Flexible
$460 - $650
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Annapolis is 3 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 4:02 PM in San Diego and 7:02 PM in Annapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Annapolis is 2702 miles. It takes approximately 43 h 6 min to drive from San Diego to Annapolis.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Baltimore Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Annapolis. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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