There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Valencia by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Santa Clarita station Antelope Valley Line

$62 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Santa Clarita station Antelope Valley Line

$37 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Valencia 157.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$137 - $388

Fly to Burbank  •  5 h 58 min

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

$159 - $636

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Valencia is 146 miles. The road distance is 157.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from San Diego to Valencia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Valencia is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 58 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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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Valencia is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from San Diego to Valencia.

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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 38+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $79 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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Map of how to get from San Diego to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 146.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from San Diego to Valencia via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, L. A. Union Station station, and Santa Clarita station in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from San Diego to Valencia hourly.

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 24 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 San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Santa Clarita station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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