There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Ontario by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, line 1364 bus, line 61 bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the line 1364 bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Monte, Ca
  3. Take the bus from El Monte Station E to Pomona Transit Center
  4. Take the line 61 bus from Pomona Trans Center to Holt @ Palm Eb Fs 61

$29 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Fontana, CA Tufesa

$12 - $27

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center Silver Streak

$36 - $81

Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$55 - $119

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Ontario 114.7 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$130 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Ontario is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Ontario is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Ontario is 98 miles. The road distance is 114.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from San Diego to Ontario, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Ontario. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Holt @ Palm Eb Fs via Los Angeles, Ca, El Monte Station E and Pomona Trans Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Ontario. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Ontario Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Ontario is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from San Diego to Ontario.

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

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Ontario.
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  • Distance: 97.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Ontario via Los Angeles, Ca, El Monte, Ca, El Monte Station E, Pomona Transit Center, and Pomona Trans Center in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Ontario via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 4 h 53 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 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 Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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 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 Los Angeles, Ca to El Monte, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $17
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Pomona Trans Center to Holt @ Palm Eb Fs
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Fontana, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$10 - $15
Platinum
$15 - $20
Ejecutivo
$16 - $22

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