There are 6 ways to get from Union Station to San Diego 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  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $75

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Bus Tufesa  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to San Diego Tufesa

$13 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9465

$18 - $46

Night bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to San Diego 127.8 miles

$12 - $19

Fly  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN

$108 - $351

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to San Diego is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to San Diego is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Union Station and San Diego is 112 miles. The road distance is 127.8 miles.

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The train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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Union Station to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 112 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Union Station to San Diego every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Union Station to San Diego hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from East Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25

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