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from San Diego to Los Angeles

You can get from San Diego to Los Angeles by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from San Diego to Los Angeles on 23 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:20San Diego2h20 17:40Los Angeles
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18:00San Diego3h15 21:15Los Angeles
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16:05San Diego2h55 19:00Los Angeles
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09:35San Diego3h25 13:00Los Angeles
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Sat
23 Oct
£28Amtrak
£10Flixbus
£333skywest airlines
Sun
24 Oct
£28Amtrak
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£137skywest airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£28Amtrak
£8Flixbus
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Tue
26 Oct
£28Amtrak
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£137skywest airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£28Amtrak
£8Flixbus
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Thu
28 Oct
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£137skywest airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£28Amtrak
£8Flixbus
£136skywest airlines
Sat
30 Oct
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£8Flixbus
£54skywest airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£28Amtrak
£8Flixbus
£54skywest airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£28Amtrak
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Tue
2 Nov
£28Amtrak
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£55skywest airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£28Amtrak
£8Flixbus
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Thu
4 Nov
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£8Flixbus
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Fri
5 Nov
£28Amtrak
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Sat
6 Nov
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Sun
7 Nov
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£8Flixbus
£52skywest airlines
Mon
8 Nov
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Tue
9 Nov
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Wed
10 Nov
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Thu
11 Nov
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Travel Information between San Diego and Los Angeles

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £52
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 111 miles (179 km) from San Diego to Los Angeles. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from San Diego to Los Angeles.

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FAQs
How do you get from San Diego to Los Angeles?

There are 3 ways to get from San Diego to Los Angeles: coach, flight or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from San Diego to Los Angeles, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Los Angeles:

A coach is generally £44 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £52 from San Diego to Los Angeles.

A coach is generally £20 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £28 from San Diego to Los Angeles.

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

The fastest way from San Diego to Los Angeles is by flight with an average journey time of 56 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Los Angeles by train can take on average 2 h 39 min.

How many miles are between San Diego and Los Angeles

The distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is around 111 miles (179 km).

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

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

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from San Diego to Los Angeles?

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

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

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

    • Flixbus can get you to Los Angeles by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from San Diego to Los Angeles for £8 on Omio.
    • Skywest airlines can take you to Los Angeles by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for skywest airlines from San Diego to Los Angeles for £52.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Los Angeles by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak San Diego to Los Angeles tickets on Omio for £28.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey from San Diego to Los Angeles ends?
    Looking to extend your trip from San Diego to Los Angeles? Many Omio customers who go from San Diego to Los Angeles usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Madrid or London from Los Angeles, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How early should I book San Diego to Los Angeles tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip to Los Angeles from San Diego, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets are costing £8 one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost £52 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £28 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets to Los Angeles from San Diego online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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