There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Reno by plane, bus, train 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  •  3 h 27 min

  1. SAN - RNO

$99 - $608

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  16 h 52 min

$71 - $130

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 44 min

$76 - $185

Train  •  23 h 35 min

$148 - $389

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. 562.3 miles

$55 - $80

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Reno every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Reno via Los Angeles, Ca and Sacramento, Ca in around 13 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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 Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Reno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Reno is 794 km. The road distance is 900 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Reno is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Reno is to fly which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $95 - $650.

No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Reno. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Reno Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Sacramento Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Reno. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Reno, Nv via Los Angeles, Ca and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from San Diego to Reno, including transfers.