There are 4 ways to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Oceanside station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9493 / ...

$18 - $33

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Oceanside station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner / ...

$9 - $55

2 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA 5818

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego 71.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Marguerite-Ent 28451 Audi Mission Viejo and arriving at San Diego, CA via San Juan Capistrano, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station station to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station and arriving at San Diego Santa Fe Depot via Oceanside Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station and San Diego is 65 miles. The road distance is 71.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $17 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego, including transfers.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Juan Capistrano, CA station.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station.

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The best way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $8 - $55. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 65.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

What companies run services between Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station, CA, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego via Oceanside station and Oceanside Transportation Center in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Oceanside Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Oceanside Transit Center to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
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 Oceanside, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Diego, CA station.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego.

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