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Travel Information to Los Angeles from San Diego

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $70
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $70 (€59) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesskywest airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 111 miles (179 km) by flight, bus or train 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are skywest airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from San Diego to Los Angeles.

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How do I get from San Diego to Los Angeles?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Los Angeles from San Diego is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€17).

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

A bus is generally $50 (€41) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $70 (€59) from San Diego to Los Angeles.

A bus is $17 (€14) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from San Diego to Los Angeles costing on average $38 (€32).

What is the fastest way to get 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.

There are alternative travel options to Los Angeles that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Los Angeles by bus can take on average 2 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 47 min   on average.

How far is Los Angeles from San Diego?

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

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

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 between San Diego and Los Angeles as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Los Angeles from San Diego, where do I depart from San Diego and where do I arrive in Los Angeles?

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

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

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from San Diego to Los Angeles:

    • You can travel by plane from San Diego to Los Angeles with skywest airlines, and you can find skywest airlines San Diego to Los Angeles tickets for $70 (€59) on Omio.
    • You can go to Los Angeles from San Diego by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€17) with Greyhound from San Diego to Los Angeles on Omio.
    • You can go to Los Angeles from San Diego by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $38 (€32) with Amtrak from San Diego to Los Angeles on Omio.

    Is there a way to travel directly from San Diego to Los Angeles?

    Yes, there are direct routes from San Diego to Los Angeles with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 6 direct trains per day to take to Los Angeles with Amtrak.

    Direct services to Los Angeles tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Where should I go next after I travel from San Diego to Los Angeles?

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

    How early should I book tickets between San Diego and Los Angeles online for the best deals?

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

    • Plane tickets are costing $70 (€59) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets cost $21 (€17) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $38 (€32) one way.

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