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There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles by bus, train or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca 9454 / ...

$16 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Long Beach Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo

$40 - $60

Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner

$37 - $78

Train, line 560 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 560 bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 to Channel-7Th 560

$33 - $70

Fly to Los Angeles, travel  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Travel from Downtown Long Beach Station to Port of Los Angeles

Fly to Long Beach  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Long Beach (LGB) SAN - LGB

$122 - $552

Fly to Santa Ana  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Santa Ana (SNA) SAN - SNA

$122 - $652

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles is to bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles is to bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Port of Los Angeles is 95 miles.

The best way to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $16 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles is to bus which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $16 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 4 h 11 min, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $550 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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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 307+ hotels available in Port of Los Angeles. Prices start at $80 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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Map of how to get from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 95.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Port of Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Port of Los Angeles every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
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
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 Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 to Channel-7Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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