San Diego to Bel Aire Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $65
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 49min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 73 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 468 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$94 · 13h 10min · 73 lb of CO2
San Diego to San Rafael
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Train
$100 · 10h 33min · 117 lb of CO2
SAN to EMY
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Flight
$280 · 5h 49min · 524 lb of CO2
SAN to OAK
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San Diego to Bel Aire Flights

There are 2 airports — SAN, TIJ — that make sense to fly out of from San Diego and 2 airports — OAK, SFO — to access Bel Aire. The best deals are usually found by flying out of SAN.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Bel Aire from San Diego, a flight is the quickest method.

Drive
$63 · 8h 7min · 92 lb of CO2
San Diego to Bel Aire

Drive from San Diego to Bel Aire

It's 468 miles between San Diego to Bel Aire. On a typical day, it might take between 8h 7min and 8h 31min from San Diego to Bel Aire under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 8h 56min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bel Aire 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 $63.

What is the best way to travel from San Diego to Bel Aire?

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from San Diego to Bel Aire. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from San Diego to Bel Aire?

On your trip from San Diego to Bel Aire, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from San Diego to Bel Aire California?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from San Diego to Bel Aire. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Bel Aire is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the San Diego/Bel Aire buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from San Diego is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between San Diego CA and Bel Aire during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from San Diego to Bel Aire? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Bel Aire traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Bel Aire is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from San Diego to Bel Aire?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from San Diego to Bel Aire is by bus. The bus costs $65 roughly and will take 14 hours 52 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from San Diego to Bel Aire?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between San Diego area and Bel Aire, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 10 hours 42 minutes. We recommend catching the train at OLT San Diego Old Town Transportation Center, which is about 4 miles from San Diego. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at SLO San Luis Obispo.

How long does it take from San Diego to Bel Aire by car?

The total distance between San Diego and Bel Aire is 468 miles and will take you about 8 hours 7 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $63.

Travel companies on this route

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Amtrak Amtrak from San Diego to Bel Aire
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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