There are 4 ways to get from La Jolla to Laguna Beach by bus, train 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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Line 30 bus, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$32 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  2. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$15 - $58

2 alternative options

Line 30 bus, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Silverado St & Herschel Av to Broadway & 3rd Av 30
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9480 / ...

$23 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from La Jolla to Laguna Beach 64.9 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from La Jolla to Laguna Beach station. However, there are services departing from Silverado St & Herschel Av and arriving at Laguna Beach Bus Station via Broadway & 5th Av, San Diego, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between La Jolla and Laguna Beach is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.9 miles.

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The best way to get from La Jolla to Laguna Beach without a car is to line 30 bus and train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from La Jolla to Laguna Beach, including transfers.

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La Jolla to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Silverado St & Herschel Av station.

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La Jolla to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Jolla to Laguna Beach is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from La Jolla to Laguna Beach.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Laguna Beach. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from La Jolla to Laguna Beach.
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  • Distance: 56.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from La Jolla to Laguna Beach via Broadway & 3rd Av, Broadway & 5th Av, 1st Av & Ash St, San Diego, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6, and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 in around 4 h 54 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
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
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to San Juan Capistrano station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Silverado St & Herschel Av to Old Town Transit Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Silverado St & Herschel Av to Broadway & 3rd Av
Ave. Duration
52 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 San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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