There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to La Jolla by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 30 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 30 bus via Old Town Transit Center  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Diego to La Jolla 13.1 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to La Jolla 13.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Diego to La Jolla 13.1 miles

$18 - $23

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broadway & 1st Av and arriving at Silverado St & Herschel Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between San Diego and La Jolla is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to La Jolla without a car is to line 30 bus which takes 57 min and costs .

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The line 30 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av takes 57 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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San Diego to La Jolla bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Broadway & 1st Av station.

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San Diego to La Jolla bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Silverado St & Herschel Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to La Jolla is 13 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from San Diego to La Jolla.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in La Jolla. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

San Diego Metro Transit operates a bus from San Diego to La Jolla every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 57 min.

Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Other operators
Uber San Diego
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Diego to La Jolla
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$23 - $25
Assist
$18 - $23
Español
$18 - $23
uberX
$18 - $23
WAV
$18 - $24
UberXL
$27 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
Black
$55 - $70
UberSUV
$70 - $90
Taxi from San Diego to La Jolla
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Orange Cab
Phone
+1 619-291-3333
Website
orangecabsandiego.net

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