There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Glendale by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 12 min

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

$30 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa, line 92 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Los Angeles Tufesa
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Main / 7th to Brand / Colorado 92

$12 - $27

5 alternative options

Train via L. A. Union Station station  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$37 - $80

Bus Greyhound USA, line 92 bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Main / 7th to Brand / Colorado 92

$20 - $46

Night bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Glendale 127.7 miles

$12 - $19

Fly, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Glendale station

$112 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Glendale is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Glendale is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Glendale is 118 miles. The road distance is 127.7 miles.

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The train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak takes 3 h 12 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Glendale Amtrak. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Glendale Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Glendale 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Glendale via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Maple, and Main / 7th in around 3 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Main / 7th to Brand / Colorado
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24

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