There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Visalia by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca

$49 - $115

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 58 min

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

$63 - $142

Bus Orange Belt Stages  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Barstow Tufesa
  2. Take the bus from Barstow, CA to Visalia, CA 6292

$54 - $135

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Visalia 305.2 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  4 h 59 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 15 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

$112 - $414

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Visalia is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Visalia is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $350 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from San Diego to Visalia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Visalia. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Visalia, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca and Bakersfield, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Visalia via Los Angeles, Ca and Bakersfield, Ca in around 6 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 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 22 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 Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $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 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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Barstow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$13 - $20
Platinum
$21 - $27
Ejecutivo
$22 - $35
Orange Belt Stages
Website
orangebelt.com
Bus from Barstow, CA to Visalia, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
orangebelt.com

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