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

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Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Boise (BOI) SAN - BOI

$123 - $604

5 alternative options

Night bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus  •  30 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from La Jolla to Las Vegas Downtown
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT
  3. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Boise, Id

Train, bus, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  35 h 42 min

  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 Chemult Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bend, OR to Ontario, OR
  5. Drive from Ontario, OR to Boise

$211 - $533

Bus  •  38 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id

$158 - $401

Train, bus  •  44 h 40 min

  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 Portland Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id

$228 - $654

Drive  •  17 h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Boise 934.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Boise is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Boise is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Boise. However, there are services departing from Broadway & 1st Av and arriving at Boise, Id via La Jolla, Garces @ Casino Center, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, Ut. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Boise is 759 miles. The road distance is 934.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Boise without a car is to night bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus which takes 30 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from San Diego to Boise, including transfers.

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San Diego to Boise 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 Boise is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $120 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 38 h.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Boise Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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San Diego to Boise bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boise, Id station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Boise.
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  • Distance: 759.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Boise every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Boise via Los Angeles, Ca and Portland, Or in around 38 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Boise
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Boise via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Boise via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Boise via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Boise
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from La Jolla to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.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
Bus from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to Boise, ID
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
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 Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
oregon-point.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bend, OR to Ontario, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com

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Boise is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 8:12 AM in San Diego and 9:12 AM in Boise.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Boise is 934 miles. It takes approximately 17 h to drive from San Diego to Boise.

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

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Book your San Diego to Boise bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Boise. Prices start at $75 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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