Travel from Chula Vista to San Diego

Ferry
$4
1h 19min
10 lb of CO2

Chula Vista to San Diego Ferries

There are 2 ways to travel from Chula Vista to San Diego by ferry in the area. There is just one ferry company that can take you all the way to San Diego — Flagship Cruises and Events.

Departing Chula Vista, you can find ferries at Coronado Ferry Landing, Broadway Pier and taking you all the way to Broadway Pier, Coronado Ferry Landing, close to San Diego.

Public Transit
$2
14min
3 lb of CO2

Public Transit from Chula Vista to San Diego

It's very common to take public transportation from Chula Vista to San Diego. 4 public transportation providers, including SDMTS, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Chula Vista, you can hop on at Bayfront/E Street and ride all the way to 5th Avenue, Convention Center.

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Drive
$1
10min
2 lb of CO2

Drive from Chula Vista to San Diego

It's 7 miles between Chula Vista to San Diego. On a typical day, it might take between 10min and 10min from Chula Vista to San Diego under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 11min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to San Diego by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Chula Vista to San Diego?

The are 5 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Chula Vista to San Diego. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the public transportation out of Bayfront/E Street towards 5th Avenue, as it is the cheapest to San Diego. It's common to find tickets for as low as $2. SDMTS operates from Chula Vista to San Diego, so you book your trip with them! Light Rail from Chula Vista to San Diego, it will get you there soon enough!

When to book trip from Chula Vista to San Diego?

Considering the ferry from Chula Vista to San Diego? Look no further! These sorts of ferry rides are not usually required to book far in advance. Most of the time, it is important to speak with the ferry company either the day before or first thing in the morning before your intended departure. Some of these ferries operate on a first come, first serve basis. Do be sure to check the overall ferry schedule prior to your trip in order to make sure the ferry is running on the intended day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival.

How long does it take from Chula Vista to San Diego by car?

The total distance between Chula Vista and San Diego is 7 miles and will take you about 10 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Chula Vista to San Diego Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transportation — $2
Fastest Way Public Transit — 14min
Eco-Friendly Way Public Transit — 1 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — ferry, , public transit and by car
Distance 7 miles
Travel Companies SDMTS, Flagship Cruises and Events

Travel companies on this route

SDMTS from Chula Vista to San Diego
SDMTS
Public transit
1472 routes
Flagship Cruises and Events
Ferry company
2 routes