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

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Fly to San Antonio  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Antonio (SAT) SAN - SAT

$194 - $854

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Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  42 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to San Antonio Tijuana Airport-Matamoros / ...

$120 - $190

4 alternative options

Fly to Austin, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Austin (AUS) SAN - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$138 - $596

Bus, train  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Yuma Tijuana-Ciudad Juárez 19:50 / ...
  2. Take the train from Yuma Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$195 - $513

Bus Greyhound USA  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 7000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Antonio, Tx 1416

$137 - $348

Drive  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to San Antonio 1282.5 miles

$120 - $190

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego and arriving at San Antonio. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 42 h 30 min.

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The distance between San Diego and San Antonio is 1133 miles. The road distance is 1282.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Antonio without a car is to bus and train which takes 28 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from San Diego to San Antonio, including transfers.

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San Diego to San Antonio 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 San Antonio is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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San Diego to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Antonio, Tx station.

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San Antonio is 2 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 2:43 PM in San Diego and 4:43 PM in San Antonio.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to San Antonio is 1282 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 32 min to drive from San Diego to San Antonio.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 1133 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Diego to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to San Antonio via San Bernardino, Ca in around 29 h 32 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to San Antonio via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to San Antonio via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to San Antonio via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yuma Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Yuma
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
42 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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Book your San Diego to San Antonio bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 409+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $52 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 .

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