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

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Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 52 min

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

Cheapest option

Train, bus, line 30 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Oceanside station
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to UTC Transit Center 101
  3. Take the line 30 bus from UTC Transit Center to Broadway & 3rd Av 30 / ...

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$28 - $62

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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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 Amtrak Thruway which takes 2 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 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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The best way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 2 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $28 - $65 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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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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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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Map of how to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 65.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Diego every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 38 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 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 - $210
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
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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