There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Las Cruces by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly San Diego to El Paso, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to El Paso (ELP) SAN - ELP
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$137 - $414

Cheapest option

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  15 h 40 min

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

$81 - $127

4 alternative options

Fly Tijuana to Ciudad Juarez, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Ciudad Juarez (CJS) TIJ - CJS
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$142 - $649

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 - $130

Train, bus  •  22 h 10 min

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

$156 - $423

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Las Cruces 686.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Las Cruces is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Las Cruces is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $420 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from San Diego to Las Cruces, including transfers.

More details

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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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 in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 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
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Ciudad Juarez
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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

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