There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Visalia by train, 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, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Anaheim Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Visalia, Ca

$63 - $144

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Visalia 305.2 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca

$99 - $348

Fly to San Jose, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca

$113 - $438

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Visalia is 279 miles. The road distance is 305.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Visalia without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from San Diego to Visalia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Visalia is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to drive from San Diego to Visalia.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Visalia. Prices start at $75 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 Visalia.
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  • Distance: 279.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

There is no direct connection from San Diego to Visalia. However, you can take the train to Anaheim Amtrak, take the walk to Anaheim, Ca, take the bus to Los Angeles, Ca, then take the bus to Visalia, Ca. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Visalia.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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 Anaheim Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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