There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Santa Rosa by plane, train, bus 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 to Santa Rosa  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Santa Rosa (STS) SAN - STS

$117 - $560

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca

$70 - $167

5 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK) SAN - OAK
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown

$127 - $398

Fly to San Francisco, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Francisco (SFO) SAN - SFO
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown

$105 - $348

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA
  2. Take the bus from 7th St & Market St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...

$95 - $100

Train, bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...

$113 - $289

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Santa Rosa 551.7 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Santa Rosa is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Santa Rosa is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Santa Rosa is 507 miles. The road distance is 551.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from San Diego to Santa Rosa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Santa Rosa. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Santa Rosa, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Diego to Santa Rosa 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Santa Rosa via Los Angeles, Ca and Oakland, Ca in around 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Santa Rosa via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Santa Rosa via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Santa Rosa via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from 7th St & Market St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org

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