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

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Bus Greyhound USA, line 232 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca 9454 / ...
  2. Take the line 232 bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Pacific Coast Highway / Hawthorne 232

$19 - $43

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Bus Greyhound Mexico, line 232 bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Long Beach Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo
  2. Take the line 232 bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Pacific Coast Highway / Hawthorne 232

$43 - $63

Train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$108 - $169

Train, line 344 bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 344 bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Palos Verdes / Barkentine 344

$34 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes 120.9 miles

$11 - $18

Fly, line 8 bus, line 344 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Lax City Bus Center to Hawthorne Bl + 182Nd St
  3. Take the line 344 bus from Hawthorne / 182nd to Palos Verdes / Barkentine

$112 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Palos Verdes / Barkentine via Anaheim / Long Beach and Hawthorne / Pacific Coast Highway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Rancho Palos Verdes is 101 miles. The road distance is 120.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes without a car is to bus and line 232 bus which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $18 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes, including transfers.

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San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes is to bus and line 232 bus which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $18 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 5 h 4 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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San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Pacific Coast Highway / Hawthorne station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes.
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  • Distance: 100.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes via Long Beach, Ca, Anaheim / Long Beach, Pacific Coast Highway / Hawthorne, and Hawthorne / Pacific Coast Highway in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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
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
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Pacific Coast Highway / Hawthorne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Palos Verdes / Barkentine
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hawthorne / 182nd to Palos Verdes / Barkentine
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Lax City Bus Center to Hawthorne Bl + 182Nd St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from San Diego to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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

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There are 285+ hotels available in Rancho Palos Verdes. 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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