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

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Fly San Diego to El Paso, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to El Paso (ELP) SAN - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$127 - $388

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Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 7000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Las Cruces, NM

$71 - $127

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Fly Tijuana to Ciudad Juarez, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Ciudad Juarez (CJS) TIJ - CJS
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$132 - $623

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to El Paso Tijuana-Monterrey 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal Gold / ...

$86 - $131

Bus via Santa Fe St/Fourth Ave  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to El Paso, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$92 - $223

Train, bus  •  22 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from El Paso to Las Cruces, NM

$164 - $423

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Las Cruces 686.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Las Cruces. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Las Cruces, NM via Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center and San Bernardino, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 11 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Las Cruces is 609 miles. The road distance is 686.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Las Cruces without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from San Diego to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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San Diego to Las Cruces bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to El Paso Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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San Diego to Las Cruces bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Las Cruces, NM station.

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Las Cruces is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 7:03 AM in San Diego and 8:03 AM in Las Cruces.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Las Cruces is 686 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to drive from San Diego to Las Cruces.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to El Paso Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Las Cruces.
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  • Distance: 609 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Las Cruces, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Las Cruces via San Bernardino, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center, Gst @ Oak Sb Ns, and San Bernardino, CA in around 15 h 11 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,000
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Ciudad Juarez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Ciudad Juarez
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
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.

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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 El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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There are 32+ hotels available in Las Cruces. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs .

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