Upland to San Diego Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $14
Fastest Way Bus — 2h 56min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 17 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 100 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Volaris, Multiple Airlines
$14 · 3h 10min · 18 lb of CO2
Ontario to San Diego
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$44 · 3h 7min · 37 lb of CO2
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$209 · 6h 16min · 563 lb of CO2
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Upland to San Diego Flights

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

Alaska Airlines, Aeromexico, Volaris operate flights which can help you travel from Upland to San Diego.

The cheapest way by air is via Alaska Airlines and flies from John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (SNA) to San Diego Intl (SAN). Alaska Airlines flies from John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (SNA) to San Diego Intl (SAN) and is the quickest flight to get you from Upland to San Diego.

$13 · 1h 59min · 23 lb of CO2
Upland to San Diego

Drive from Upland to San Diego

It's 100 miles between Upland to San Diego. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 59min and 2h 5min from Upland to San Diego under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 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 $13.

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

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Upland to San Diego. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Claremont towards San Diego, as it is the cheapest to San Diego. It's common to find tickets for as low as $13. Greyhound operates from Upland to San Diego, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Upland to San Diego?

On your trip from Upland to San Diego, 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 Upland to San Diego CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Upland to San Diego. 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 San Diego is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Upland/San Diego buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Upland 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 Upland CA and San Diego 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 Upland to San Diego? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of San Diego 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 San Diego 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 Upland to San Diego?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Upland to San Diego is by bus. The bus costs $14 roughly and will take 4 hours 25 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Upland to San Diego?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Upland area and San Diego, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 3 hours 19 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ONA Ontario Amtrak, which is about 3 miles from Upland. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

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

The total distance between Upland and San Diego is 100 miles and will take you about 1 hour 59 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $13.

What's the quickest way from Upland to San Diego CA?

The quickest way to make the 100 mile journey from Upland to San Diego is by car.  The bus or train might also be a good option if you don't have a car and are trying to get to San Diego.  Both the train and bus will require you to first make it to Ontario, CA, where you can make your connection and continue on your travels.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Upland to San Diego
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Upland to San Diego
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Aeromexico Aeromexico from Upland to San Diego
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Upland to San Diego
Volaris Volaris from Upland to San Diego