How to travel from Boston to San Diego

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Travel Information between Boston and San Diego

distanceDistance2572 miles (4149 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $270
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 79 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $132 (€123) • 6 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 2572 miles (4149 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Boston to San Diego. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Boston to San Diego.

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You can travel between Boston and San Diego 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to San Diego is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to San Diego:

Taking a bus is usually $130 (€121) less than taking a flight to San Diego, which costs on average $132 (€123) for the same trip.

A bus is $268 (€249) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Boston to San Diego costing on average $270 (€251).

The fastest way to get to San Diego from Boston is by flight with an average travel time of 6 h 13 min.

Other travel options to San Diego can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 79 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 75 h 17 min   of travel time.

The Boston to San Diego distance is around 2572 miles (4149 km).

The average frequency per day from Boston to San Diego is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to San Diego from Boston as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Boston to San Diego:

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

    • American Airlines can take you to San Diego by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for American Airlines from Boston to San Diego for $132 (€123).
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to San Diego. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Boston to San Diego tickets on Omio for $270 (€251).
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Boston 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 Boston and San Diego itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between San Diego and any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Bus tickets are costing $2 (€2) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $132 (€123) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $270 (€251) one way on average.

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

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