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There are 4 ways to get from Newport Coast to San Diego by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$68 - $107

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Newport Coast to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor 1
  2. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $69

2 alternative options

Line 1 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Newport Coast to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor 1
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA 5818

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Newport Coast to San Diego 83.1 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Newport Coast to San Diego is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newport Coast to San Diego is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newport Coast to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Coast-Newport Coast and arriving at San Diego, CA via Pacific Coast-Del Obispo and San Juan Capistrano, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Newport Coast and San Diego is 73 miles. The road distance is 83.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newport Coast to San Diego without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $65 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Newport Coast to San Diego, including transfers.

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Newport Coast to San Diego bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Coast-Newport Coast station.

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The best way to get from Newport Coast to San Diego is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $65 - $110. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Newport Coast to San Diego bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Diego, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newport Coast to San Diego is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Newport Coast to San Diego.

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Map of how to get from Newport Coast to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 72.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Newport Coast, CA, USA and San Diego, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newport Coast to San Diego every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newport Coast to San Diego via Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor, Pacific Coast-Del Obispo, Camino Capistrano-Ortega, and San Juan Capistrano, CA in around 3 h 26 min.

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 Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Newport Coast to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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