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There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Fallbrook by train, 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.

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Train, line 306 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 306 bus from Vista Transit Center to Main Av & Fallbrook St 306

$4 - $45

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Train, line 303 bus, line 306 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transportation Center
  2. Take the line 303 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Vista Transit Center 303 / ...
  3. Take the line 306 bus from Vista Transit Center to Main Av & Fallbrook St 306

$4 - $45

Bus, line 305 bus, line 306 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center 235 / ...
  2. Take the line 305 bus from Escondido Transit Center to Vista Transit Center 305
  3. Take the line 306 bus from Vista Transit Center to Main Av & Fallbrook St 306

$4

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Fallbrook 56.5 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Fallbrook is to bus and line 305 bus and line 306 bus which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Fallbrook is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Fallbrook. However, there are services departing from Broadway & 5th Av and arriving at Main Av & Fallbrook St via Escondido Transit Center and Vista Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Fallbrook is 46 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Fallbrook without a car is to train and line 306 bus which takes 3 h and costs $3 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from San Diego to Fallbrook, including transfers.

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San Diego to Fallbrook bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Broadway & 5th Av station.

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San Diego to Fallbrook bus services, operated by North County Transit, arrive at Main Av & Fallbrook St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Fallbrook is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from San Diego to Fallbrook.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Fallbrook. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Fallbrook.
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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Fallbrook via Escondido Transit Center and Vista Transit Center in around 3 h 30 min.

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
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
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Vista Transit Center to Main Av & Fallbrook St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Vista Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Vista Transit Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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