There are 6 ways to get from Fullerton to Dana Point by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 91 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor 91

$10 - $47

Cheapest option

Line 57 bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 57 bus from State College-Orangethorpe to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 3 57 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$4 - $14

4 alternative options

Train, line 90 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton station to Tustin station Orange County Line
  2. Take the line 90 bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 90

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fullerton to Dana Point 36.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Fullerton to Dana Point 36.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Fullerton to Dana Point 36.7 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fullerton to Dana Point. However, there are services departing from State College-Orangethorpe and arriving at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast via Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Fullerton and Dana Point is 31 miles. The road distance is 36.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fullerton to Dana Point without a car is to train and line 91 bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Fullerton to Dana Point, including transfers.

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Fullerton to Dana Point bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from State College-Orangethorpe station.

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Fullerton to Dana Point bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fullerton to Dana Point is 37 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Fullerton to Dana Point.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Dana Point. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fullerton to Dana Point.
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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Fullerton, CA, USA and Dana Point, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fullerton to Dana Point via Newport Trans Ctr Dock 3 and Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6 in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to San Juan Capistrano station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from State College-Orangethorpe to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Uber Orange County
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fullerton to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Español
$45 - $60
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $95
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Fullerton to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

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