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

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Yuma, Az 6318 / ...

$22 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$78 - $194

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Yuma 170.6 miles

$16 - $25

Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Yuma (YUM) SAN - YUM

$154 - $804

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Yuma is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Yuma is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Yuma is 148 miles. The road distance is 170.6 miles.

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The bus from San Diego, Ca to Yuma, Az takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Yuma, Az. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Yuma. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Yuma Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Yuma is 171 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from San Diego to Yuma.

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  • Distance: 148.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Yuma hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Greyhound Mexico also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Yuma via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Yuma via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Yuma, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Yuma
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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