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There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Corona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Oceanside station  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the train from Oceanside station to North Main Corona station Inland Empire - OC

$14 - $59

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana station to North Main Corona station Inland Empire - OC

$35 - $70

Bus, line 50 bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Artic - Dock 6 to Tustin-East Village Way 50
  3. Take the bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Galleria @ Tyler 200
  4. Take the bus from Galleria @ Tyler WB to Sixth + Belle 1

$20 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Corona 97.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to North Main Corona station

$111 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Corona is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Corona is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Corona. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Sixth + Belle via Artic - Dock 6, Village of Orange Zone 5 and Galleria @ Tyler WB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Corona station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at North Main Corona station via Oceanside station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Corona is 84 miles. The road distance is 97.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Corona without a car is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $13 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from San Diego to Corona, including transfers.

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San Diego to Corona bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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San Diego to Corona train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Corona is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $13 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 50 bus, which costs $19 - $50 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Corona.
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  • Distance: 84 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from San Diego to Corona via Oceanside Transportation Center and Oceanside station in around 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Corona via Anaheim, Ca, Artic - Dock 6, Tustin-East Village Way, Village of Orange Zone 5, Galleria @ Tyler, and Galleria @ Tyler WB in around 5 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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 Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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.

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 Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 6 to Tustin-East Village Way
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Galleria @ Tyler WB to Sixth + Belle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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San Diego to Corona bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Sixth + Belle station.

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San Diego to Corona train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at North Main Corona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Corona is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from San Diego to Corona.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Corona. Prices start at $67 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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