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

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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Fly San Diego to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) SAN - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$269 - $950

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Fly San Diego to Roswell, drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Roswell (ROW) SAN - ROW
  2. Drive from Roswell to Marfa

$187 - $792

5 alternative options

Fly Tijuana to Chihuahua, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Chihuahua (CUU) TIJ - CUU
  2. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Ojinaga
  3. Take the bus from Presidio, TX to Marfa, TX

Bus, train  •  22 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Yuma Tijuana-Ciudad Juárez 19:50 / ...
  2. Take the train from Yuma Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Station Sunset Limited / ...

$195 - $433

Bus Greyhound USA  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Ft Stockton, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Ft Stockton, Tx Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX Midland

Drive  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Marfa 923.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Marfa is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Marfa is to fly and bus which costs $260 - $950 and takes 10 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Marfa. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Marfa, TX via San Bernardino, Ca and Ft Stockton, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 50 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Marfa is 796 miles. The road distance is 923.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Marfa without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 7 min and costs $190 - $440.

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It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to get from San Diego to Marfa, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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San Diego to Marfa bus services, operated by All Aboard America, arrive at Marfa, TX station.

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Marfa is 2 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 12:05 AM in San Diego and 2:05 AM in Marfa.

Map of how to get from San Diego to Marfa.
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  • Distance: 795.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Marfa via San Bernardino, Ca and Ft Stockton, Tx in around 26 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Roswell via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Roswell via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Roswell via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yuma Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
All Aboard America
Website
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Presidio, TX to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Ojinaga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Yuma
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Marfa is 923 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 14 min to drive from San Diego to Marfa.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Marfa. Prices start at $100 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 $2 - $3.

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