There are 4 ways to get from Oceanside to Dana Point by train, bus, night bus, taxi 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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Train, line 91 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor 91

$9 - $46

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 91 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor 91

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oceanside to Dana Point 28.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Oceanside to Dana Point 28.2 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Oceanside to Dana Point. However, there are services departing from Oceanside Transportation Center and arriving at Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor via Camino Capistrano-Ortega. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Oceanside and Dana Point is 26 miles. The road distance is 28.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Oceanside to Dana Point without a car is to train and line 91 bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Oceanside to Dana Point, including transfers.

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Oceanside to Dana Point bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Oceanside Transportation Center station.

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Oceanside to Dana Point bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oceanside to Dana Point is 28 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Oceanside to Dana Point.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Dana Point. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oceanside to Dana Point.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

There is no direct connection from Oceanside to Dana Point. However, you can take the train to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak, take the walk to Camino Capistrano-Ortega, then take the line 91 bus to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oceanside to Dana Point via San Juan Capistrano Amtrak and Camino Capistrano-Ortega in around 1 h 14 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to San Juan Capistrano station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Pacific Coast-Dana Point Harbor
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Oceanside to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab of North County
Phone
+1 760-444-4444
Website
driveu.com
Coastal Cab
Phone
+1 760-722-7472
Website
coastal-cab.com
Craig's Cabs
Phone
+1 760-722-2227
Website
craigscabs.com

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