There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Torrance by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, line 232 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca 9454 / ...
  2. Take the line 232 bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Pacific Coast Highway / Madison 232

$18 - $40

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Train, line 40 bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Alameda / Los Angeles to Hawthorne / 182nd 40

$34 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Torrance 117.1 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Alameda St + Los Angeles St to Torrance Bl + Maple Av

$109 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Torrance is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Torrance is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Torrance. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Pacific Coast Highway / Madison via Anaheim / Long Beach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Torrance is 104 miles. The road distance is 117.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Torrance without a car is to bus and line 232 bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $17 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from San Diego to Torrance, including transfers.

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San Diego to Torrance bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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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 Torrance bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Pacific Coast Highway / Madison station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Torrance is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from San Diego to Torrance.

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

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There are 337+ hotels available in Torrance. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Torrance.
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  • Distance: 103.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Torrance via Long Beach, Ca and Anaheim / Long Beach in around 3 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 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

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 Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Pacific Coast Highway / Madison
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Alameda / Los Angeles to Hawthorne / 182nd
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Alameda St + Los Angeles St to Torrance Bl + Maple Av
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov

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