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There are 11 ways to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco by train, plane, subway, bus or car

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Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Francisco (SFO) SNA - SFO

$104 - $300

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Bus Megabus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim, CA to San Francisco, CA FlixBus

$21 - $63

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Train to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station

$113 - $622

Line 560 bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 560 bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 to Channel-7Th
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK

$67 - $300

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK

$60 - $214

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK

$120 - $451

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to San Bernardino Depot station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK

$119 - $579

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose, BART  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC
  3. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 16th St. Mission BART Station

$119 - $305

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

Train, Caltrain  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain

$84 - $205

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco 434.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco is to bus which costs $21 - $65 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco is to train and fly which costs $100 - $300 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Crown Valley-Forbes and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5, Santa Ana Amtrak Station, Cesar E Chavez / Alameda and Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station station to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain via Los Angeles Union Station and San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 28 min.

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The distance between Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station and San Francisco is 397 miles. The road distance is 434.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 42 min and costs $21 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Ana Amtrak Station.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco 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 Francisco is to bus which takes 10 h 42 min and costs $21 - $65. Alternatively, you can train and Caltrain, which costs $80 - $210 and takes 14 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 397.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min. Flixbus USA also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco via L. A. Union Station station, Los Angeles Union Station, San Jose Diridon Station, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 14 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 16th St. Mission BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
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 Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 to Channel-7Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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The quickest flight from Santa Ana Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 22 min.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco bus services, operated by Xe Do Hoang Transportation, arrive at San Francisco, CA station.

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Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at San Francisco Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco is 435 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to drive from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to San Francisco.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Santa Ana Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 612+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Trips from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station