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There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove by bus, car or train

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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Bus via Escondido Transit Center  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from 11th Av & B St to Escondido Transit Center 280
  2. Take the bus from Escondido Transit Center to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall 217

$98 - $126

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Train, drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Drive from Melrose Dr Station to Idyllwild-Pine Cove

$11 - $56

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Temecula, Ca 7000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sixth + Front to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall 79

$85 - $123

Bus via Lincoln FS Florida  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center 235 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Escondido Transit Center to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall 217

$74 - $98

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove 107.8 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 59m.

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The distance between San Diego and Idyllwild-Pine Cove is 76 miles. The road distance is 107.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Idyllwild-Pine Cove. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove.
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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Idyllwild-Pine Cove via Escondido Transit Center and Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall in around 4h.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from 11th Av & B St to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Sixth + Front to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
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 Temecula, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28

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