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There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 14m

  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 to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

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Line 232 bus, bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / 6th 232
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$6 - $12

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Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point 60.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point. However, there are services departing from Sepulveda / 8th and arriving at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast via Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach and Dana Point is 50 miles. The road distance is 60.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point, including transfers.

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Manhattan Beach to Dana Point bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Sepulveda / 8th station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs . Alternatively, you can line 232 bus and bus, which costs $5 - $12 and takes 3h 59m.

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Manhattan Beach to Dana Point bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach to Dana Point is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point.

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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Manhattan Beach, CA, USA and Dana Point, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point via LAX via FlyAway, L. A. Union Station station, Los Angeles Union Station, and San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station in around 3h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan Beach to Dana Point via Long Beach / 6th, Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se, Seventh & Channel Se, and 7Th-Channel in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
LAX FlyAway
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 Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / 6th
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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