How to travel from Anaheim, CA to San Diego

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from Anaheim, CA to San Diego

You can get from Anaheim, CA to San Diego by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Anaheim, CA to San Diego on Dec 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:49PMAnaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center2h22 08:11PMOld Town Station
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05:49PMAnaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center2h22 08:11PMOld Town Station
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05:49PMAnaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center2h36 08:25PMSanta Fe Depot
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08:19PMAnaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center2h10 10:29PMOld Town Station
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10:49AMAnaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center2h31 01:20PMOld Town Station
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Travel Information from Anaheim, CA to San Diego

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $33
fastestFastest modeBus • $21 (€20) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 89 miles (143 km) to San Diego from Anaheim, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Anaheim, CA to San Diego.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel to San Diego from Anaheim, CA. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to San Diego from Anaheim, CA is by taking a flight, which costs on average $12 (€11).

This is compared to other ways of getting to San Diego:

Taking a flight is about $10 (€9) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€20) for this journey.

A flight is generally $22 (€20) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $33 (€31) from Anaheim, CA to San Diego.

The quickest way to travel to San Diego from Anaheim, CA is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 1 min   on average.

San Diego is approximately 89 miles (143 km) away from Anaheim, CA.

The average frequency per day from Anaheim, CA to San Diego is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Anaheim, CA to San Diego:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Anaheim, CA to San Diego:

    • You can travel between Anaheim, CA and San Diego by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $21 (€20) with Flixbus from Anaheim, CA to San Diego.
    • You can take a train from Anaheim, CA to San Diego with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€31) with Amtrak from Anaheim, CA to San Diego.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Anaheim, CA to San Diego with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak with 9 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to San Diego as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Anaheim, CA to San Diego.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Anaheim, CA to San Diego often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Paris or Madrid. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Anaheim, CA and San Diego itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between San Diego and any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Anaheim, CA to San Diego, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $21 (€20) one way.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $12 (€11) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $33 (€31) one way.

    But we recommend booking Anaheim, CA 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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