There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Lancaster by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca 6306 / ...

$35 - $76

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Glendale station to Lancaster station Antelope Valley Line

$11 - $15

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station Antelope Valley Line

$45 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Lancaster 182.4 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$120 - $366

Fly to Burbank, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Burbank (BUR) SAN - BUR
  2. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station

$123 - $518

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SAN - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station

$137 - $626

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Lancaster is to night bus and train which costs $11 - $15 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Lancaster is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Lancaster is 149 miles. The road distance is 182.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from San Diego to Lancaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Lancaster station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Lancaster station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Lancaster via Los Angeles, Ca, Palmdale, Ca, and Palmdale station in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Lancaster via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and L. A. Union Station station in around 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Glendale station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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