There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Cupertino by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to San Jose, line 522 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to El Camino & Wolfe

$81 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, CA to Anaheim Tufesa
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim to San Jose, CA Tufesa

$34 - $87

6 alternative options

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Francisco (SFO) SAN - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain

$81 - $326

Fly to Oakland, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK) SAN - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak

$113 - $406

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6860 / ...

$55 - $142

Train  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$102 - $286

Bus, night bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6876

$57 - $136

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Cupertino 469.5 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Cupertino is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 53 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Cupertino is to fly and line 522 bus which costs $80 - $340 and takes 3 h 14 min.

More details

The distance between San Diego and Cupertino is 423 miles. The road distance is 469.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from San Diego to Cupertino, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Stelling & Stevens Creek via Los Angeles, Ca, San Jose Caltrain Station and 2Nd & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Cupertino via Los Angeles, Ca, San Jose, Ca, San Jose Caltrain Station, and 2Nd & Santa Clara in around 10 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Cupertino via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Santa Clara Caltrain, and Santa Clara Caltrain Station in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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 San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to El Camino & Wolfe
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
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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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego, CA to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$9 - $14
Platinum
$14 - $19
Ejecutivo
$14 - $20
Bus from Anaheim to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$23 - $35
Platinum
$35 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $55

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