How to get from San Diego to Fullerton

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Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 10 min

  1. 5818

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 9480 / ...

$23 - $47

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. 98.6 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. SAN - LAX

$117 - $364

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Fullerton is 147 km. The road distance is 158 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Fullerton is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Fullerton is to drive which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $9 - $14.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego, CA and arriving at Fullerton, CA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

The Amtrak Thruway from San Diego, CA to Fullerton, CA takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

Amtrak operates a bus from San Diego to Fullerton once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Fullerton every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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