Directions from San Diego to Coachella

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. 7000 / ...

$47 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus via Escondido Transit Center  •  8 h 54 min

  1. 235 / ...
  2. 217
  3. 220

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus via 7th / Maple  •  6 h 35 min

  1. 9486 / ...

$49 - $86

Train, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner
  2. 4984

Train, bus via San Bernardino  •  7 h 26 min

$64 - $112

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. 149.4 miles

$14 - $22

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Coachella via San Bernardino, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center, Gst @ Oak Sb Ns, San Bernardino, Indio, and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino to Indio
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Mt San Jacinto College San Jacinto
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center at Hahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Coachella is 141 km. The road distance is 239 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Coachella is to bus which costs $10 - $15 and takes 8 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Coachella is to drive which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $14 - $22.

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Coachella. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at 5th at Vine via Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center, San Bernardino and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from San Diego to Coachella, including transfers.