The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is approximately 298.96 miles, or 481.00 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 19 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 46 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Typically there are 15 schedules to compare for your trip to San Diego. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to San Diego route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to San Diego, usually offering 15 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix to San Diego, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Phoenix to San Diego, which start at $34.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to San Diego start from $111.10, and on average cost $140.11. Daily there are 15 Amtrak schedules to San Diego. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd and one other station. And in San Diego trains arrive at 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other train station.
From Phoenix to San Diego train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 46 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $140.11 for a one-way train ticket to San Diego.