San Diego to WLO Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $80
Fastest Way Bus — 11h 5min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 62 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 403 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$112 · 12h 7min · 137 lb of CO2
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$81 · 11h 6min · 62 lb of CO2
San Diego to Leupp
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$54 · 7h 3min · 80 lb of CO2
San Diego to WLO

Drive from San Diego to WLO

It's 404 miles between San Diego to WLO. On a typical day, it might take between 7h 3min and 7h 24min from San Diego to WLO under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 7h 45min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to WLO 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 $54.

What is the best way to travel from San Diego to WLO?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from San Diego to WLO. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from San Diego to WLO?

On your trip from San Diego to WLO, 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 WLO AZ?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from San Diego to WLO. 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 WLO is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the San Diego/WLO 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 WLO 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 WLO? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of WLO 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 WLO 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 WLO?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from San Diego to WLO is by bus. The bus costs $80 roughly and will take 11 hours 5 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from San Diego to WLO?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between San Diego area and WLO, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 12 hours 33 minutes. We recommend catching the train at SRB Sorrento Valley, which is about 14 miles from San Diego. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

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

The total distance between San Diego and WLO is 404 miles and will take you about 7 hours 3 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $54.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from San Diego to WLO
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