• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Lawndale by train, 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

Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner

$35 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Fe Depot to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach 40

$7 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus, line 40 bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Spring / 7th to Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach 40

$20 - $32

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Lawndale 118.9 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, line 40 bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Hawthorne / Lennox Station to Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach

$113 - $358

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Lawndale is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h.

More details

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Lawndale is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Lawndale. However, there are services departing from Santa Fe Depot and arriving at Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

More details

The distance between San Diego and Lawndale is 107 miles. The road distance is 118.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from San Diego to Lawndale without a car is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs $35 - $55.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from San Diego to Lawndale, including transfers.

More details

San Diego to Lawndale bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Santa Fe Depot station.

More details

The best way to get from San Diego to Lawndale is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 40 bus, which costs $7 - $17 and takes 4h 57m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

Search flights

San Diego to Lawndale bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach station.

More details

Map of how to get from San Diego to Lawndale.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 106.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Lawndale every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Lawndale via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes in around 4h 57m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Santa Fe Depot to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from Spring / 7th to Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from Hawthorne / Lennox Station to Hawthorne / Manhattan Beach
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Lawndale is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from San Diego to Lawndale.

Get driving directions

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

Search flights

There are 1567+ hotels available in Lawndale. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 14m and costs $2 - $3.

More details