There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Nashville by plane, bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Nashville (BNA) SAN - BNA

$170 - $490

5 alternative options

Bus  •  44 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Nashville, Tn

$202 - $528

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  44 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Big Spring
  2. Take the bus from Big Spring, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Nashville, Tn

$198 - $409

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 0 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 Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  4. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn

$313 - $924

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn

$370 - $1,061

Drive  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Nashville 2036.3 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Nashville is to fly which costs $170 - $490 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Nashville is to fly which costs $170 - $490 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Nashville is 1750 miles. The road distance is 2036.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from San Diego to Nashville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Nashville. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Nashville, Tn via San Bernardino, Ca and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Nashville via San Bernardino, Ca and Dallas, Tx in around 44 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Bus operators
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 Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Big Spring, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Big Spring
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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