There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Dana Point by train, bus or car

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

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$27 - $56

Cheapest option

Train, line 90 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station Orange County Line
  2. Take the line 90 bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 90

$10 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus, line 90 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9471 / ...
  2. Take the line 90 bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 90

$16 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Dana Point 59.1 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Dana Point is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Dana Point is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs $5 - $9.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Dana Point is 82 km. The road distance is 95 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Los Angeles to Dana Point, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Dana Point, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Dana Point every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Dana Point via Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana station, Tustin station, and Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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 14 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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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