There are 6 ways to get from Union Station to San Diego 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.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 54 min

  1. 5818

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Tufesa

$12 - $26

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $75

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 9465

$17 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. 127.8 miles

$12 - $19

Fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. LAX - SAN

$111 - $353

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Union Station to San Diego once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 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
Train operators
Amtrak
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
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
$10 - $24
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$10 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $21
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Union Station and San Diego is 179 km. The road distance is 204 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak 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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, CA and arriving at San Diego, CA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

The Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.