There are 3 ways to get from Mission Viejo to San Diego by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 91 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Cabot-La Paz to Camino Capistrano-Ortega 91
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA 5818

Cheapest option

Line 91 bus, train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Cabot-La Paz to Camino Capistrano-Ortega 91
  2. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$28 - $62

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Mission Viejo to San Diego 74.2 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mission Viejo to San Diego is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mission Viejo to San Diego is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Mission Viejo and San Diego is 68 miles. The road distance is 74.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Mission Viejo to San Diego, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mission Viejo to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Cabot-La Paz and arriving at San Diego, CA via San Juan Capistrano, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Mission Viejo, CA, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Mission Viejo to San Diego via Camino Capistrano-Ortega and San Juan Capistrano, CA in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators

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