There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Berkeley by plane, subway, train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Oakland  •  3 h 22 min

  1. SAN - OAK

$91 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. 9480 / ...

$54 - $93

6 alternative options

Fly to San Francisco, BART  •  3 h 52 min

  1. SAN - SFO

$81 - $326

Fly to San Jose, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. SAN - SJC

$103 - $384

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Southern CA-Northern CA

$85 - $86

Train  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner
  2. Coast Starlight

$103 - $274

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. 9486 / ...
  2. 6862 / ...

$60 - $144

Drive  •  8 h 19 min

  1. 497.9 miles

$45 - $75

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from San Diego to Berkeley hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Berkeley via Anaheim, Ca, Anaheim, CA, Oakland, and Broadway:12th St in around 12 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Berkeley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak 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 Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Berkeley is 737 km. The road distance is 797 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Berkeley is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Berkeley is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $90 - $370.

No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Oxford St:Addison St via Anaheim, CA and Broadway:12th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from San Diego to Berkeley, including transfers.