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from Los Angeles to San Diego

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Travel Information from Los Angeles to San Diego

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £94
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Travel 111 miles (179 km) by coach, flight or train from Los Angeles to San Diego. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Greyhound, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Los Angeles to San Diego.

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FAQs
What are my Los Angeles to San Diego travel options?

You can travel from Los Angeles to San Diego 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego. Tickets for a coach cost on average £16.

This is compared to other travel options to San Diego:

A coach journey is usually £78 less than a journey to San Diego by plane, which costs on average £94 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to San Diego by train, which costs on average £27 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to San Diego from Los Angeles?

The fastest way from Los Angeles to San Diego is by flight with an average journey time of 52 min.

Other travel options from Los Angeles to San Diego can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 32 min   on average.

How far is San Diego from Los Angeles?

The Los Angeles to San Diego distance is approximately 111 miles (179 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to San Diego is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Los Angeles and San Diego as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Los Angeles? Where do I arrive in San Diego?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Los Angeles to San Diego:

    Which travel companies can get me from Los Angeles to San Diego?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Los Angeles to San Diego, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Greyhound for coaches to San Diego. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Los Angeles to San Diego tickets on Omio for £16.
    • Travel with skywest airlines for flights to San Diego. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for skywest airlines Los Angeles to San Diego tickets on Omio for £94.
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to San Diego. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Los Angeles to San Diego tickets on Omio for £27.
    Is there a direct service between Los Angeles and San Diego?

    Yes, there are direct services available to San Diego from Los Angeles with the following travel operators:

    • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or Greyhound with direct coaches per day.
    • You can travel directly by plane with skywest airlines with direct flights per day.
    • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to San Diego as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego.

    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Los Angeles to San Diego ends?
    Looking to extend your trip from Los Angeles to San Diego? Many Omio customers who go from Los Angeles to San Diego usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or San Francisco, CA. If you're looking to explore Paris, Madrid or San Francisco, CA from San Diego, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    When should I purchase a ticket between Los Angeles and San Diego online to score the best deals?

    Before travelling from Los Angeles to San Diego, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £16 one way.
    • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £94 one way on average.
    • The price of a train ticket is £27 one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Los Angeles to San Diego tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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