• Our partners include:

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

There are 9 ways to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) 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 Fresno, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca

$100 - $350

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834 / ...

$48 - $116

7 alternative options

Fly San Diego to Oakland, train  •  7 h 28 min

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

$122 - $444

Fly San Diego to San Jose, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced

$108 - $374

Train to Carlsbad, fly to San Jose, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station
  2. Fly from Carlsbad (CLD) to San Jose (SJC) CLD - SJC
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
  4. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced

$65 - $276

Fly San Diego to Monterey, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Monterey (MRY) SAN - MRY
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Monterey, CA to Gilroy, CA
  3. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced

Train, bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot 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

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Merced 498 Sacramento / ...

$58

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.

More details

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $350 and takes 6 h 3 min.

More details

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 10 h 15 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs $45 - $120.

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak), including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

Search flights

San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Merced, Ca station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak) is 395 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to drive from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak).

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from San Diego to Merced Station (Amtrak).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 370.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 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 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Diego to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
California Pacific Airlines
Website
mycpair.com
Flights from Carlsbad to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $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 Richmond Transit Station to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.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 Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from San Ysidro to Merced
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mst.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
GotoBus
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
Bus from Monterey, CA to Gilroy, CA
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
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

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport.

Search flights

There are 20+ hotels available in Merced Station (Amtrak). Prices start at $62 USD per night.

More details

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.

More details