There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to New York by plane, train, 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 to Newark  •  7 h 8 min

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

$178 - $572

6 alternative options

Fly to New York JFK  •  7 h 12 min

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

$181 - $474

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  8 h 50 min

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

$217 - $762

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  9 h

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

$254 - $650

Train  •  2 days 17 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 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to New York is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to New York is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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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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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from San Diego to New York, including transfers.

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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 Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station via Fullerton Transportation Center and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and four 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 Amtrak in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Diego to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Diego to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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 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 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
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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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