There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Norwalk by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$35 - $72

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Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 7th / Decatur to Pioneer / Rosecrans 62

$19 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus, line 460 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Disneyland Employee's Entrance to Pioneer / Rosecrans 460

$22 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Norwalk 106.6 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station

$113 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Norwalk is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Norwalk is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Norwalk. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Pioneer / Rosecrans via 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Norwalk station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station via Fullerton station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Norwalk is 98 miles. The road distance is 106.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Norwalk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from San Diego to Norwalk, including transfers.

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

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San Diego to Norwalk 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 Norwalk is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $45 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Norwalk.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Norwalk every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Norwalk via Los Angeles, Ca and 7th / Decatur in around 3 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to Pioneer / Rosecrans
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Disneyland Employee's Entrance to Pioneer / Rosecrans
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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San Diego to Norwalk bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Pioneer / Rosecrans station.

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San Diego to Norwalk train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Norwalk is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from San Diego to Norwalk.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Norwalk. Prices start at $79 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 $2 - $3.

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