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There are 4 ways to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 30 bus  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$82 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus, line 70 bus, train, line 30 bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Pacific Coast-1St to Center-Gothard 29A
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Goldenwest Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4 70
  3. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
  4. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr 101
  5. Take the line 30 bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$17 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Huntington Beach to La Jolla 85 miles

$8 - $12

Line 1 bus, line 121 bus, fly, line 30 bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Pacific Coast-9Th to 7Th-Channel
  2. Take the line 121 bus from Channel & Seventh Sw to First & Shelter B N
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  4. Take the line 30 bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av

$120 - $369

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The cheapest way to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 32m.

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The distance between Huntington Beach and La Jolla is 70 miles. The road distance is 85 miles.

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The best way to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla without a car is to train and line 30 bus which takes 3h 2m and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 47m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Huntington Beach to La Jolla is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Huntington Beach to La Jolla.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 1125+ hotels available in La Jolla. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla.
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  • Distance: 70.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Huntington Beach, CA, USA and La Jolla, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Huntington Beach to La Jolla. However, you can take the taxi to Santa Ana Amtrak Station, take the train to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center, take the walk to Old Town Transit Center, then take the line 30 bus to Silverado St & Herschel Av. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Huntington Beach to La Jolla via Center-Gothard, Goldenwest Trans Ctr Dock 3, Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4, Tustin station, Oceanside station, Oceanside Transit Center, and Gilman Dr & Myers Dr in around 5h 49m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Santa Ana Amtrak Station to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-1St to Center-Gothard
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Goldenwest Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-9Th to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Channel & Seventh Sw to First & Shelter B N
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com

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