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Calexico - San Diego Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Calexico to San Diego. Traveling by bus from Calexico to San Diego usually takes around 2 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Desert Bus Lines bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance97 mi (156 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$24.99
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Calexico to San Diego?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Calexico to San Diego that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Desert Bus Lines22h 20m$50.00
FlixBus US32h 42m$32.95
  • Book Desert Bus Lines from Calexico to San Diego from $50. There are 2 trips per day offered by Desert Bus Lines from Calexico to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay for a Desert Bus Lines ticket to San Diego. In Calexico, Desert Bus Lines departs to San Diego from 123 E 1st St . In San Diego, Desert Bus Lines arrives at Old Town - 4005 Taylor St and one other station.

    An average trip on Desert Bus Lines from Calexico to San Diego takes 2 hours and 20 minutes , while the fastest available Desert Bus Lines trip will get you to San Diego in 2 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Desert Bus Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to San Diego.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Calexico to San Diego, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 97 miles from Calexico to San Diego. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Calexico to San Diego for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Calexico to San Diego, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Calexico to San Diego every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Calexico to San Diego without transferring.

City Information

San Diego

San Diego is known as "America's Finest City" for its sunny weather, white-sand beaches, and dazzling attractions from Belmont Park to SeaWorld. San Diego's 70 miles of pristine beaches include such gems as Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, La Jolla Cove, and Coronado Beach. The city's strong surfing culture may even inspire you to rent a surfboard and catch the epic waves, bro.

Visitors can spend days getting lost in Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre cultural hub which features 16 museums, immaculate gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The historic heart of the city, Old Town, showcases San Diego's heritage and ties to Mexican culture, while other sights like the USS Midway pay tribute to the city's military and maritime history. Leave time for some evening exploring, too! San Diego is rated the #1 best city for craft beer in America, so don't miss out on the bars in the Gaslamp Quarter: 16 walkable blocks packed with nightlife and young crowds.

Two airports, as well as many bus and train options, mean it is easy to get to San Diego from afar or from nearby cities like Tijuana, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Calexico?

Main departure station: 123 E 1st St

Most buses depart from the main station in Calexico.

All bus stations in Calexico:

  • 123 E 1st St

Where does the bus arrive in San Diego?

Main arrival station: SDSU - 5716 Hardy Ave

Buses arrive in San Diego at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in San Diego:

  • SDSU - 5716 Hardy Ave

  • 2728 Congress St (Old Town SD)

  • San Ysidro Transit Center

  • Old Town - 4005 Taylor St

  • San Diego International Airport

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