There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano by train, night bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

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

$10 - $50

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Night bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano 54.9 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at San Juan Capistrano Amtrak. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at San Juan Capistrano Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Mission San Juan Capistrano is 51 miles. The road distance is 54.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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The train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Juan Capistrano Amtrak station.

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Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Juan Capistrano Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano is 55 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano.

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  • Distance: 50.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Mission San Juan Capistrano every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Metrolink Trains also services this route 5 times a day.

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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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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 15 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Juan Capistrano station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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