Explore 5 ways to travel

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  1 h 53 min

  1. 5818

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. 78.9 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  1 h 24 min

  1. 78.9 miles

$210 - $300

Shuttle  •  1 h 24 min

$16 - $75

What companies run services between Lake Forest, CA, USA and San Diego Airport (SAN), USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport (SAN) once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport (SAN) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Shuttle from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lake Forest and San Diego Airport (SAN) is 112 km. The road distance is 126 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to Amtrak Thruway which costs $2 - $3 and takes 1 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $7 - $12.

No, there is no direct bus from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport (SAN). However, there are services departing from Irvine, CA and arriving at Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 via Broadway & Kettner Bl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Lake Forest to San Diego Airport (SAN), including transfers.