How to travel from San Diego to Fresno, CA

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Travel Information from San Diego to Fresno, CA

distanceDistance315 miles (508 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $173
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€42) • 7 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $173 (€160) • 1 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak, Mesa Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 315 miles (508 km) from San Diego to Fresno, CA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak, Mesa Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from San Diego to Fresno, CA.

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

The cheapest way to travel between San Diego and Fresno, CA is by taking a bus with an average price of $45 (€42).

This is compared to other travel options to Fresno, CA:

Taking a bus is usually $127 (€118) less than taking a flight to Fresno, CA, which costs on average $173 (€160) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€10) less than taking a train to Fresno, CA, which costs on average $56 (€52) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Fresno, CA from San Diego is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 12 min.

Other travel options to Fresno, CA can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 49 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 2 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 315 miles (508 km) from San Diego to Fresno, CA.

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

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

    • Travel with Amtrak for buses to Fresno, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak San Diego to Fresno, CA tickets on Omio for $45 (€42).
    • Travel with Mesa Airlines for flights to Fresno, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Mesa Airlines San Diego to Fresno, CA tickets on Omio for $173 (€160).
    • Amtrak can get you to Fresno, CA by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from San Diego to Fresno, CA for $56 (€52) on Omio.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from San Diego to Fresno, CA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Sacramento, CA or Las Vegas. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your San Diego and Fresno, CA itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Fresno, CA and any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Bus tickets cost $45 (€42) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost $173 (€160) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $56 (€52) one way on average.

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

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