There are 5 ways to get from San Clemente to Los Angeles by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from San Clemente station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line / ...

$10 - $55

Cheapest option

Line 91 bus, bus Metro Los Angeles  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 91
  2. Take the bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Harbor-East Shuttle Area 83
  3. Take the bus from Disneyland to 6th / Los Angeles 460

$5 - $17

3 alternative options

Line 91 bus, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico to Camino Capistrano-Ortega 91
  2. Take the train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$27 - $57

Line 91 bus, bus via Santa Ana, Ca  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 91
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488 / ...

$14 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Clemente to Los Angeles 62.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from San Clemente to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Clemente to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between San Clemente and Los Angeles is 57 miles. The road distance is 62.2 miles.

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The train from San Clemente station to L. A. Union Station station takes 1 h 42 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Clemente to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 and Santa Ana, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Clemente station station and arriving at L. A. Union Station station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between San Clemente, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Metrolink Trains operates a train from San Clemente to Los Angeles 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Amtrak also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Clemente to Los Angeles via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5, Santa Ana-Santiago, and Santa Ana, Ca in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Clemente Pier Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 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
Train from San Juan Capistrano Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico to Camino Capistrano-Ortega
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Harbor-East Shuttle Area
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Disneyland to 6th / Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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