There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Lake Havasu City by train, taxi, bus, shuttle, 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, taxi  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Needles Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City

$290 - $465

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Las Vegas Tufesa
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ

$74 - $136

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  3. Take the bus from E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct to G St FS Quinn 200
  4. Take a taxi from G St FS Quinn to Lake Havasu City

$254 - $344

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Lake Havasu City 317.2 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Las Vegas (LAS) SAN - LAS

$97 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Lake Havasu City is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Lake Havasu City is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Lake Havasu City is 205 miles. The road distance is 317.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from San Diego to Lake Havasu City, including transfers.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Lake Havasu City. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Lake Havasu City.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Lake Havasu City, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Delta fly from San Diego to Lake Havasu City hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
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 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
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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 San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct to G St FS Quinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vvta.org
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$21 - $35
Platinum
$30 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $50
Aloha Airport Express
Website
azaloha.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
azaloha.com
Commuter Services Shuttle
Website
commuterservices.net
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Lake Havasu City, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
commuterservices.net
Other operators
Taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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