There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Garden Grove by bus, train, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9486 / ...

$17 - $40

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Anaheim Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Garden Grove 95.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Garden Grove is to night bus which costs $2 - $7 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Garden Grove is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Garden Grove. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Westminster-Fairview via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Garden Grove is 86 miles. The road distance is 95.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Garden Grove without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $17 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from San Diego to Garden Grove, including transfers.

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San Diego to Garden Grove bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Garden Grove is to bus which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $17 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Garden Grove.
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  • Distance: 86.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Garden Grove hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Garden Grove every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 5 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 to Anaheim Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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