There are 9 ways to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Fresno, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT
  2. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$113 - $374

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Bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834

$48 - $115

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Fly to Oakland, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK) SAN - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$124 - $444

Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Francisco (SFO) SAN - SFO
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca

$103 - $380

Fly to San Jose, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station
  3. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$118 - $406

Fly to Stockton, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Stockton (SCK) SAN - SCK
  2. Take the train from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$136 - $370

Bus via San Diego  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Los Angeles Tijuana-Reynosa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834

$73 - $134

Train, bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) 395.4 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) is to fly and train which costs $130 - $370 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Merced Station (Amtrak) is 370 miles. The road distance is 395.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak). However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Merced, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 2 min.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Merced Station (Amtrak). Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Ysidro station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak).
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  • Distance: 370.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Merced Station (Amtrak), CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) via Los Angeles, Ca and Merced, Ca in around 9 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Diego to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from San Diego to Stockton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
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 Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
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.

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 Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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