There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente by bus, train 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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Bus, train Metrolink Trains  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Highland & 14th to Figueroa & 7th Commuter Express 438
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Clemente Pier station Orange County Line

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 232 bus, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim 232
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo 1

$6 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus, train Amtrak  •  3 h 30 min

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

$26 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente 63.1 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente. However, there are services departing from Sepulveda / 8th and arriving at El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo via Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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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 which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min 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 Sepulveda / 8th station.

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Manhattan Beach to San Clemente bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo station.

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

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There are 141+ hotels available in San Clemente. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan Beach to San Clemente.
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  • Distance: 56.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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 Long Beach / Anaheim, Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se, Seventh & Channel Se, and 7Th-Channel in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Clemente Pier station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Clemente Pier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Highland & 14th to Figueroa & 7th
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. to Temple & Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / 8th to Long Beach / Anaheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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 El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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