There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to San Dimas by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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

Bus, line 492 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the line 492 bus from El Monte Station E to Bonita Ave and San Dimas Ave E 492

$27 - $62

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 492 bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 492 bus from El Monte Station E to Bonita Ave and San Dimas Ave E 492

$3 - $8

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 58 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 San Dimas Ave and Park and Ride W bound/E bound 499

$34 - $79

Train  •  5 h 29 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 L. A. Union Station station to Claremont station San Bernardino Line

$41 - $89

Train, line 70 bus, line 492 bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to El Monte Station - Lower Level 70 / ...
  3. Take the line 492 bus from El Monte Station E to Bonita Ave and San Dimas Ave E 492

$35 - $82

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to San Dimas 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to San Dimas Ave and Park and Ride W bound/E bound

$109 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to San Dimas is to night bus and line 492 bus which costs $2 - $8 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to San Dimas is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between San Diego and San Dimas is 104 miles. The road distance is 116.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from San Diego to San Dimas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to San Dimas. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Bonita Ave and San Dimas Ave E via Los Angeles, Ca and El Monte Station E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to San Dimas via Los Angeles, Ca, El Monte, Ca, and El Monte Station E in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to San Dimas via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, L. A. Union Station station, Claremont station, and 1st St and Harvard Ave W in around 5 h 29 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
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
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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
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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station E to Bonita Ave and San Dimas Ave E
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to San Dimas Ave and Park and Ride W bound/E bound
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to El Monte Station - Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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