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

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

Train, bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$75 - $145

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Night bus, train, bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Glendale Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Glendale station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$42 - $70

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$65 - $132

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Bishop 356.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Mammoth Lakes, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SAN - MMH
  2. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$141 - $542

Fly to Reno, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Reno (RNO) SAN - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street

$127 - $662

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Bishop is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Bishop is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Bishop is 331 miles. The road distance is 356.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Bishop without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 26 min and costs $75 - $150.

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It takes approximately 11 h 26 min to get from San Diego to Bishop, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Bishop is 356 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from San Diego to Bishop.

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American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Bishop. Prices start at $89 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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Map of how to get from San Diego to Bishop.
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  • Distance: 330.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Bishop via Los Angeles, Ca, Palmdale, Ca, Palmdale station, Lancaster station, and Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy in around 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Glendale station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Glendale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29

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