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There are 7 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  •  49m

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$29 - $65

Cheapest option

Line 57 bus, line 1 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 57 bus from State College-Via Burton 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

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Train, line 90 bus  •  1h 50m

  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

Line 47 bus, line 55 bus, line 1 bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Fairview-Arlington 47 / ...
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Fairview-Arlington to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 7 55
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$6 - $21

Taxi  •  40m

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from Fullerton to Dana Point 36.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  40m

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

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Fullerton to Dana Point is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Fullerton to Dana Point is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fullerton to Dana Point. However, there are services departing from State College-Via Burton and arriving at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast via Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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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 which takes 49m and costs $28 - $65.

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It takes approximately 49m 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-Via Burton station.

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The best way to get from Fullerton to Dana Point is to train which takes 49m and costs $28 - $65. Alternatively, you can line 57 bus and line 1 bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 2h 18m.

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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 40m to drive from Fullerton to Dana Point.

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Map of how to get from Fullerton to Dana Point.
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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 49m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Fullerton to Dana Point every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 43m. Metrolink Trains also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fullerton to Dana Point via Newport Trans Ctr Dock 3 and Newport Trans Ctr Dock 6 in around 2h 18m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
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
49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from State College-Via Burton to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 3
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Fairview-Arlington
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Arlington to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 7
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Uber Orange County
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fullerton to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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uber.com
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$45 - $60
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
UberXL
$70 - $90
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Fullerton to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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