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Downey - San Diego Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Downey to San Diego. Traveling by bus from Downey to San Diego usually takes around 2 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance102 mi (163 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$15.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Downey to San Diego

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What bus companies travel from Downey to San Diego?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Downey to San Diego. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US22h 22m$24.66
  • 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 2 trips per day from Downey to San Diego, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 102 miles from Downey 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 Downey 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 5:00pm and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Downey to San Diego, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Downey to San Diego. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

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 Downey?

Main departure station: Stonewood Center

Most buses depart from the main station in Downey.

All bus stations in Downey:

  • Stonewood Center

Where does the bus arrive in San Diego?

Main arrival station: 2728 Congress St (Old Town SD)

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in San Diego.

All bus stations in San Diego:

  • 2728 Congress St (Old Town SD)

  • 789 W Harbor Dr - Seaport Village

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