There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Sylmar 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  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hill / 5th to Sylmar station 794 / ...

$20 - $46

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 794 bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 794 bus from San Fernando / Brand to Sylmar station 794 / ...

$2

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$39 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Sylmar 145.2 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Burbank  •  5 h 6 min

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

$114 - $504

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Sylmar/San Fernando station

$114 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Sylmar is to night bus and line 794 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Sylmar is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Sylmar is 133 miles. The road distance is 145.2 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Sylmar station. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Sylmar station via 7th / Decatur and Hill / 5th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Sylmar station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Sylmar/San Fernando station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Sylmar via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Grand, and Hill / 5th in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Sylmar every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Hill / 5th to Sylmar station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from San Fernando / Brand to Sylmar station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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