There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Studio City by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

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

$35 - $76

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Night bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...

$19 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Studio City 133 miles

$13 - $19

Fly to Los Angeles, subway, line 750 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
  3. Take the line 750 bus from Universal / Studio City Station to Ventura / Laurel Canyon

$110 - $352

Fly to Burbank  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Burbank (BUR) SAN - BUR

$136 - $606

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Studio City. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Laurel Canyon / Ventura via 7th / Decatur, 5th / Grand and 3rd / La Cienega. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Studio City is 123 miles. The road distance is 133 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Studio City without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from San Diego to Studio City, including transfers.

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San Diego to Studio City 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 Studio City is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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San Diego to Studio City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Studio City is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from San Diego to Studio City.

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

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Studio City.
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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Studio City every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Studio City every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Universal / Studio City Station to Ventura / Laurel Canyon
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net

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There are 2400+ hotels available in Studio City. Prices start at $119 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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