There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly from San Diego  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Atlanta (ATL) SAN - ATL

$132 - $702

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Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Atlanta (ATL) SNA - ATL

$161 - $665

Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Atlanta (ATL) LAX - ATL

$149 - $472

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga

$225 - $575

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to New Orleans
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$206 - $309

Train, bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
  4. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Atlanta, Ga

$330 - $962

Train, bus via Longview Amtrak  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Atlanta, Ga

$331 - $947

Drive  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) 2157.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) is to bus which costs $200 - $310 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) is to fly which costs $130 - $700 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL). However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Atlanta Arpt, Ga via San Bernardino, Ca, Dallas, Tx and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between San Diego and Atlanta Airport (ATL) is 1896 miles. The road distance is 2157.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 1 h and costs $220 - $600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL), including transfers.

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San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) 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 Atlanta Airport (ATL) is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $130 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 5 min.

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San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL).
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  • Distance: 1896.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) via San Bernardino, Ca, Dallas, Tx, and Atlanta, Ga in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 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
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 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 Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Mobile, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Longview, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Antonio to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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Atlanta Airport (ATL) is 3 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 3:40 PM in San Diego and 6:40 PM in Atlanta Airport (ATL).

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL) is 2157 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 45 min to drive from San Diego to Atlanta Airport (ATL).

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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