There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Miami 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 to Miami  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Miami (MIA) SAN - MIA

$181 - $752

Cheapest option

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) SAN - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$170 - $542

5 alternative options

Fly to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) SAN - PBI
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami

$271 - $902

Bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl

$250 - $539

Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Yuma
  2. Take the train from Yuma Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl

$343 - $936

Train  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Miami Amtrak

$553 - $1,678

Drive  •  42 h 48 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Miami 2668.9 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Miami is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $550 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Miami is to fly which costs $180 - $750 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Miami is 2281 miles. The road distance is 2668.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from San Diego to Miami, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Miami. However, there are services departing from San Diego and arriving at Nw 2 Av & Nw 2 St via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx and Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Miami. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound via Fullerton Transportation Center, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Washington Union Station Amtrak and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 16 h.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from San Diego to Miami every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Miami via San Antonio, San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, Miami, Fl, and Airport Station in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Diego to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yuma Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$460 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Miami Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
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
Greyhound USA
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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 Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
31 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220

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