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

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Train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Needles Amtrak Southwest Chief

$190 - $345

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Night bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from La Jolla to Henderson FlixBus
  2. Take the night bus from Henderson to Laughlin FlixBus

$21 - $40

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Bullhead City

$59 - $143

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Bullhead City 342.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from San Diego, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Las Vegas (LAS) SAN - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$91 - $326

Train to Carlsbad, fly, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station
  2. Fly from Carlsbad (CLD) to Las Vegas (LAS) CLD - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$76 - $307

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Bullhead City is to night bus which costs $21 - $45 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Bullhead City is to fly and bus which costs $90 - $330 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Bullhead City. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Bullhead City via San Bernardino, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Bullhead City is 226 miles. The road distance is 342.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Bullhead City without a car is to train which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $190 - $350.

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It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from San Diego to Bullhead City, including transfers.

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San Diego to Bullhead City 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 Bullhead City is to train which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $190 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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San Diego to Bullhead City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bullhead City station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Bullhead City.
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  • Distance: 225.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Bullhead City, AZ, USA?

You can take a train from San Diego to Bullhead City via Fullerton Amtrak Station and Needles Amtrak in around 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Bullhead City via San Bernardino, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
California Pacific Airlines
Website
mycpair.com
Flights from Carlsbad to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
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 Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 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 Amtrak Station to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Bullhead City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from La Jolla to Henderson
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Henderson to Laughlin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Aloha Airport Express
Website
azaloha.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
azaloha.com

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Bullhead City is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 8:07 PM in San Diego and 9:07 PM in Bullhead City.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Bullhead City is 342 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from San Diego to Bullhead City.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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

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There are 18+ hotels available in Bullhead City. Prices start at $24 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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