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There are 10 ways to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco by bus, plane, subway, 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 1 bus, line 79 bus to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
  3. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$111 - $629

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, CA to San Francisco, CA FlixBus

$19 - $69

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Line 1 bus, line 79 bus to Santa Ana, fly to San Francisco  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
  3. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO) SNA - SFO

$102 - $307

Bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK

$61 - $292

Line 1 bus, line 79 bus to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose, BART  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
  3. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC
  4. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$117 - $312

Line 89 bus, line 83 bus, train to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland, BART  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Beach Bus Station to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 4
  2. Take the line 83 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Santa Ana-Santiago
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  4. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  5. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$76 - $260

Line 89 bus, line 83 bus, train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Beach Bus Station to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 4
  2. Take the line 83 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Santa Ana-Santiago
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  4. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  5. Take the BART from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza

$136 - $497

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Westminster, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$84 - $99

Train  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$98 - $263

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Laguna Beach to San Francisco 434.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco is to bus which costs $19 - $70 and takes 12h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco is to line 1 bus and line 79 bus and fly which costs $100 - $310 and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Laguna Beach to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Coast-Laguna and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2, Newport-Bryan and Westminster, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 23m.

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The distance between Laguna Beach and San Francisco is 394 miles. The road distance is 434.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 12h 23m and costs $80 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Laguna Beach to San Francisco bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, depart from Westminster, CA station.

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The best way to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco is to bus which takes 12h 23m and costs $80 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $270 and takes 15h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Santa Ana Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Laguna Beach to San Francisco bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, arrive at San Francisco, CA station.

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Map of how to get from Laguna Beach to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 393.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Laguna Beach, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from Laguna Beach to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $78 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Laguna Beach to San Francisco via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5, Santa Ana-Santiago, Santa Ana Amtrak Station, Los Angeles Union Station, Oakland Jack London Square Station, and Lake Merritt in around 15h 53m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland via Merced
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
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 Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Laguna to Newport Trans Ctr Dock 5
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Newport Trans Ctr Dock 2 to Campus-University Center
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Beach Bus Station to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 4
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Santa Ana-Santiago
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Westminster, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Laguna Beach to San Francisco is 434 miles. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from Laguna Beach to San Francisco.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Santa Ana Airport to Oakland Airport.

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