There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to San Diego by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Vancouver  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to San Diego (SAN) YVR - SAN

$124 - $654

4 alternative options

Fly from Seattle  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Diego (SAN) SEA - SAN

$144 - $452

Bus  •  36 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca 1429
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9465

$141 - $347

Train  •  44 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak

$236 - $708

Drive  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to San Diego 1405.5 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to San Diego is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to San Diego is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs $160 - $900.

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The distance between Vancouver and San Diego is 1904 km. The road distance is 2249 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Vancouver to San Diego, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at San Diego, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak via Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and San Diego, CA, USA?

WestJet, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Vancouver to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to San Diego via Los Angeles, Ca in around 36 h 37 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 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 Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
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

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