There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Temple St & Judge John Aiso St  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan Ave & 10th St to Temple St & Judge John Aiso St 438A
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Clemente Pier Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$26 - $43

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Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Harbor Transitway / 37th St / Usc to Disneyland 460
  2. Take the bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 to Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico 91

$6 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan Ave & 10th St to Union Station Bay 2 438A
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Clemente Pier station Orange County Line

$12 - $18

Line 232 bus, bus, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim 232
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana station to San Clemente station

$19 - $28

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente 63.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente. However, there are services departing from Manhattan Ave & 10th St and arriving at Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico via Harbor Transitway / 37th St / Usc, Harbor-East Shuttle Area and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach and San Clemente is 56 miles. The road distance is 63.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente without a car is to bus and train via Temple St & Judge John Aiso St which takes 3h 33m and costs $26 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente, including transfers.

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Manhattan Beach to San Clemente bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Harbor Transitway / 37th St / Usc station.

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Manhattan Beach to San Clemente bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach to San Clemente is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente.

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  • Distance: 56.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Manhattan Beach, CA, USA and San Clemente, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente via Harbor Transitway / 37th St / Usc, Harbor-East Shuttle Area, and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 in around 5h 43m.

Train 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Clemente Pier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Clemente Pier station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from Santa Ana station to San Clemente station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Manhattan Ave & 10th St to Temple St & Judge John Aiso St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Ladot
Bus from Manhattan Ave & 10th St to Union Station Bay 2
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Ladot
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from Harbor Transitway / 37th St / Usc to Disneyland
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$26 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 to Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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