Travel from San-Diego to Thousand-Oaks

Train, bus or fly from San Diego to Thousand Oaks?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Thousand Oaks twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Thousand Oaks via 7th / Decatur, 7th / Olive, and Figueroa & 7th in around 5 h 42 min.

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How to get from San Diego to Thousand Oaks

ModeDurationPrice
From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Union Station(Alameda & Los Angeles), bus to Figueroa & 7th, then bus to Hampshire & Foothill Dr..5 h 32 min$59
From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Moorpark Station WB then bus to Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center.5 h 33 min$68
From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, walk to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to Figueroa & 7th, then bus to Agoura & Westlake.5 h 33 min$59
From San Diego, CA bus to 7th / Decatur, line 60 bus to 7th / Olive, walk to Figueroa & 7th, then bus to Hampshire & Foothill Dr..5 h 42 min$24
From San Diego, CA Amtrak Thruway to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to Universal / Studio City Station, line 750 bus to Warner Center Transit Hub Layover, then line 161 bus to Thousand Oaks / Skyline.6 h 39 min$1
From San Diego drive to Thousand Oaks.2 h 46 min$19
From Broadway & Kettner Bl line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Woodley Station, line 901 bus to Oxnard St. & Owensmouth Ave., then bus to Thousand Oaks.5 h 13 min$247
From Broadway & Kettner Bl line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Moorpark Metrolink Station North Gate, then bus to Thousand Oaks.7 h 13 min$363
From Broadway & Kettner Bl line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Santa Barbara airport, line 11 bus to Hollister and Kellogg EB, bus to Esplanade Mall SB, then bus to Thousand Oaks.8 h 30 min$389

How long does it take to get from San Diego to Thousand Oaks?

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from San Diego to Thousand Oaks, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between San Diego and Thousand Oaks?

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Thousand Oaks. However, there are services departing from San Diego, CA and arriving at Hampshire & Foothill Dr. via 7th / Decatur and Figueroa & 7th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

Operators from San Diego to Thousand Oaks

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
LadotLadot
Ventura County Transportation Commission(800) 438-1112Ventura County Transportation Commission
Metro Los AngelesMetro Los Angeles
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
San Diego Metro TransitSan Diego Metro Transit
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
LAX FlyAwayLAX FlyAway
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Metrolink TrainsMetrolink Trains
Thousand Oaks TransitThousand Oaks Transit
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Virgin AmericaVirgin America
Santa Barbara MTD+1 805-963-3366Santa Barbara MTD
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