Directions from Tempe to San Diego

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN

$99 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Calexico, Ca 6317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Calexico, Ca to San Diego, Ca 6317 / ...

$49 - $117

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Station, Phoenix to San Diego Ciudad Juárez-Tijuana Airport / ...

$57 - $83

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Tempe to San Diego 368.1 miles

$35 - $55

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

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Tempe to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tempe to San Diego via 3rd St/Washington, Phoenix, Az, and Calexico, Ca in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Calexico, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Greyhound Station, Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tempe and San Diego is 496 km. The road distance is 589 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tempe to San Diego is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h.

The quickest way to get from Tempe to San Diego is to fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $95 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Tempe to San Diego. However, there are services departing from University Dr & McClintock Dr and arriving at San Diego via 24th St/Baseline PNR and Greyhound Station, Phoenix. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 27 min.

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