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There are 4 ways to get from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 388 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 388 bus from Valley Center Rd & Valley Center Plaza to Escondido Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Escondido Transit Center to Broadway & Union St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Valley Center to San Diego Airport

Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) by bus

70 Weekly Buses
2h 16m Average Duration
$4 Cheapest Price
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Valley Center → San Diego Airport (SAN)
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The cheapest way to get from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN). However, there are services departing from Valley Center Rd & Valley Center Plaza and arriving at Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 via Escondido Transit Center and Broadway & Union St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Valley Center and San Diego Airport (SAN) is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) without a car is to line 388 bus and bus which takes 2h 16m and costs $3 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN), including transfers.

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Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) bus services, operated by North County Transit, depart from Valley Center Rd & Valley Center Plaza station.

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Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Broadway & Union St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN).

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There are 682+ hotels available in San Diego Airport (SAN). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN).
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Valley Center, CA, USA and San Diego Airport (SAN), USA?

You can take a bus from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN) via Escondido Transit Center and Broadway & Union St in around 2h 16m.

Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Valley Center Rd & Valley Center Plaza to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Broadway & Union St
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$1 - $3
One Way - Adult/Youth
$2 - $5
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Valley Center to San Diego Airport
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Taxi from Valley Center to San Diego Airport (SAN)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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