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There are 6 ways to get from Hollywood to Dana Point by train, bus, tram or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$48 - $77

Cheapest option

Line 2 bus, line 460 bus, line 577 bus, bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Sunset / Vine to Hill / 5th 2
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Grand / 5th to Norwalk Station 460
  3. Take the line 577 bus from Norwalk Station to Channel / 7th 577
  4. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$5 - $12

4 alternative options

Train, line 90 bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station 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

$12 - $20

Tram, bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 5th Street Station Metro Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$8 - $13

Bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  3. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$20 - $30

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Hollywood to Dana Point 64.9 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Hollywood to Dana Point is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Hollywood to Dana Point is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hollywood to Dana Point. However, there are services departing from Sunset / Vine and arriving at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast via Grand / 5th, Norwalk Station and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Hollywood and Dana Point is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hollywood to Dana Point without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Hollywood to Dana Point, including transfers.

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Hollywood to Dana Point bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Sunset / Vine station.

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The best way to get from Hollywood to Dana Point is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs $45 - $80. Alternatively, you can line 2 bus and line 460 bus and line 577 bus and bus, which costs $4 - $13 and takes 4h 58m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hollywood to Dana Point is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Hollywood to Dana Point.

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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Hollywood to Dana Point every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hollywood to Dana Point via Hill / 5th, Grand / 5th, Norwalk Station, Channel / 7th, and 7Th-Channel in around 4h 58m.

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 Los Angeles Union Station to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
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 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sunset / Vine to Hill / 5th
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Grand / 5th to Norwalk Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Norwalk Station to Channel / 7th
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Hollywood to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
LAX FlyAway
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway

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