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.

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Fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$169 - $490

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Bus  •  44 h 28 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  •  45 h 3 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

$197 - $407

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot 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 to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
  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

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 28 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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The best way to get from San Diego to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 44 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from San Diego to Nashville, including transfers.

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San Diego to Nashville 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 Nashville is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 44 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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San Diego to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Nashville is 2 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 5:43 AM in San Diego and 7:43 AM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Nashville is 2036 miles. It takes approximately 31 h 49 min to drive from San Diego to Nashville.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 1750.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American 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 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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 Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 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 18 min
Frequency
Twice 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 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
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

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 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
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Nashville Airport.

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Book your San Diego to Nashville bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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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 .

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