There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Flagstaff by plane, bus, train 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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Fly to Flagstaff  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Flagstaff (FLG) SAN - FLG

$145 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Phoenix, AZ Tufesa
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Metro Center, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ 8561

$53 - $119

4 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Phoenix (PHX) SAN - PHX
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to NAU Dome

$127 - $332

Train  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Southwest Chief

$105 - $285

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 7000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Flagstaff, Az 1364 / ...

$62 - $158

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Flagstaff 491.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Flagstaff is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Flagstaff is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $140 - $260.

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The distance between San Diego and Flagstaff is 578 km. The road distance is 786 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from San Diego to Flagstaff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Flagstaff. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Flagstaff, Az via San Bernardino, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Flagstaff. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Flagstaff Amtrak via Fullerton Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Flagstaff every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Flagstaff via Fullerton Transportation Center in around 13 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Flagstaff via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Fullerton Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to NAU Dome
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Metro Center, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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 Bernardino, Ca to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$21 - $30
Platinum
$30 - $40
Ejecutivo
$35 - $50

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