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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 7000 / ...

$23 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Fontana, CA Tufesa

$10 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, line 10 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to San Bernardino Tijuana-Ciudad Juárez 6:35 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from G Street @ 6th Street Nb Fs to Fontana Metrolink 10

$44 - $60

Train  •  5 h 18 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 L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station San Bernardino Line

$42 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Fontana 108.5 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Fontana is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Fontana is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Fontana is 97 miles. The road distance is 108.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from San Diego to Fontana, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego and arriving at Fontana, CA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Fontana station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Fontana station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Fontana is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from San Diego to Fontana.

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  • Distance: 97 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Fontana hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Fontana via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and L. A. Union Station station in around 5 h 18 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Fontana, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$10 - $15
Platinum
$15 - $20
Ejecutivo
$16 - $22
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from G Street @ 6th Street Nb Fs to Fontana Metrolink
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org

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