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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  •  3h 40m

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

$34 - $48

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Line 30 bus, bus, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the line 30 bus from 1st Av & C St to UTC Transit Center 30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  3. Take the train from Oceanside station to North Main Corona station

$16 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9480 / ...

$20 - $34

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from San Diego to Corona 97.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, train  •  5h 5m

  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

$64 - $279

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

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

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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 Corona Transit Center via Artic - Dock 6 and Village of Orange Zone 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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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 Santa Ana station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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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 3h 40m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m 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 3h 40m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 4h 32m.

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  • Distance: 84 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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

You can take a train from San Diego to Corona via Santa Ana Amtrak Station and Santa Ana station in around 3h 40m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego, Ca to Anaheim, Ca every 3 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $190
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 Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
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Train from Oceanside station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from L. A. Union Station station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Metrolink Trains
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 Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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San Diego to Corona bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Anaheim, Ca 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 1h 37m to drive from San Diego to Corona.

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

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There are 111+ hotels available in Corona. Prices start at $100 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 14 min and costs $2 - $5.

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