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There are 5 ways to get from Fullerton to Pasadena by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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 Amtrak, tram  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$23 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Huntington / Atlantic 78/79/378

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Train Metrolink Trains, tram  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fullerton to Pasadena 31 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Fullerton to Pasadena 31 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fullerton to Pasadena is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fullerton to Pasadena is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fullerton station to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from Fullerton Amtrak Station and arriving at Fair Oaks / Colorado via Cesar E Chavez / Alameda and Atlantic / Pine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Fullerton and Pasadena is 23 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Fullerton to Pasadena without a car is to train and tram which takes 1 h 4 min and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Fullerton to Pasadena, including transfers.

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Fullerton to Pasadena bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Amtrak Station.

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Fullerton to Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Huntington / Atlantic station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fullerton to Pasadena is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Fullerton to Pasadena.

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There are 1831+ hotels available in Pasadena. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fullerton to Pasadena.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Fullerton, CA, USA and Pasadena, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fullerton to Pasadena via Los Angeles Union Station, Cesar E Chavez / Alameda, Huntington / Atlantic, and Atlantic / Pine in around 2 h 11 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metro Los Angeles
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Huntington / Atlantic
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Taxi from Fullerton to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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