There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX

$137 - $388

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Night bus, line 733 bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$1 - $3

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Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand & 7th - 8th to Admiralty Way & Calif Yacht Club Commuter Express 437

$20 - $46

Train, line 733 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$34 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Marina del Rey 132 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey is to night bus and line 733 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Marina del Rey. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Admiralty Way & Calif Yacht Club via 7th / Decatur and Grand & 7th - 8th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Marina del Rey is 115 miles. The road distance is 132 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $19 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey, including transfers.

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San Diego to Marina del Rey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey is to fly which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $50 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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San Diego to Marina del Rey bus services, operated by Ladot, arrive at Admiralty Way & Calif Yacht Club station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Marina del Rey.
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  • Distance: 115.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Marina del Rey, CA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from San Diego to Marina del Rey hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Marina del Rey via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Olive, and Grand & 7th - 8th in around 4 h 31 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
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.

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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 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
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Grand & 7th - 8th to Admiralty Way & Calif Yacht Club
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Marina del Rey is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from San Diego to Marina del Rey.

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

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There are 2335+ hotels available in Marina del Rey. Prices start at $121 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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