There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to New York by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Diego to Newark  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Newark (EWR) SAN - EWR

$179 - $570

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Fly San Diego to New York JFK  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to New York JFK (JFK) SAN - JFK

$179 - $472

Fly San Diego to New York La Guardia  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to New York La Guardia (LGA) SAN - LGA

$217 - $762

Fly San Diego to Philadelphia, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Philadelphia (PHL) SAN - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$254 - $650

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Newark  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Newark (EWR) SNA - EWR

$238 - $782

Train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station

$420 - $1,285

Bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 7000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to New York, Ny 1684

$267 - $688

Drive  •  44 h 57 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to New York 2817.6 miles

$270 - $400

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to New York. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at New York, Ny via San Bernardino, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to New York station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at New York Penn Station via Fullerton Transportation Center and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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The distance between San Diego and New York is 2443 miles. The road distance is 2817.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to New York without a car is to train which takes 2 days 18 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from San Diego to New York, including transfers.

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San Diego to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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San Diego to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to New York is to fly which takes 6 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 18 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 20 h.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 50 min.

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San Diego to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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  • Distance: 2442.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Diego to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to New York via Fullerton Transportation Center and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice 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 to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 days 17 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$250 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $650

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New York is 3 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 7:05 PM in San Diego and 10:05 PM in New York.

San Diego to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to New York is 2818 miles. It takes approximately 44 h 57 min to drive from San Diego to New York.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Newark Airport.

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Book your San Diego to New York bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 1801+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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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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