There are 6 ways to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla by train, bus, car or plane

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 30 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak 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  •  5 h 57 min

  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

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Bus, line 30 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9489 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$21 - $52

Bus, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Pacific Coast-Huntington to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor 1
  2. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Huntington Beach to La Jolla 85 miles

$8 - $12

Line 1 bus, line 92 bus, fly, line 30 bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Pacific Coast-9Th to 7Th-Channel
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw to First & Shelter E S
  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

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Huntington Beach to La Jolla. However, there are services departing from Orange-Main and arriving at Silverado St & Herschel Av via Locust-Main, Santa Ana, Ca and 1st Av & Ash St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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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 3 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Huntington Beach to La Jolla, including transfers.

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Huntington Beach to La Jolla bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Huntington Beach to La Jolla bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Silverado St & Herschel Av station.

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

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

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There are 1119+ hotels available in La Jolla. Prices start at $93 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: 3 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Huntington Beach to La Jolla via Golden West-Main, Locust-Main, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9, Santa Ana, Ca, San Diego, Ca, and 1st Av & Ash St in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
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
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
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
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
54 min
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
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-Huntington to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-1St to Center-Gothard
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Goldenwest Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-9Th to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
32 min
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw to First & Shelter E S
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com

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