There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano by train, bus, night bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $58

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Mission San Juan Capistrano

$16 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$34 - $60

Bus, night bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano 59.1 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Mission San Juan Capistrano 59.1 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Mission San Juan Capistrano is 53 miles. The road distance is 59.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at San Juan Capistrano Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at San Juan Capistrano Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $30 - $60.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano.
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  • Distance: 52.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Mission San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mission San Juan Capistrano via L. A. Union Station station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and San Juan Capistrano Amtrak in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Mission San Juan Capistrano
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Mission San Juan Capistrano
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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