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There are 6 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo by train, bus, night bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Irvine Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $70

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Shuttle  •  1h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to Mission Viejo

$16 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9480 / ...

$19 - $44

Night bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo 74.5 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1h 18m

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to Mission Viejo 74.5 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo. However, there are services departing from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 and arriving at Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 via San Diego, Ca and Santa Ana-Santiago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Mission Viejo is 66 miles. The road distance is 74.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo, including transfers.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $45 and takes 3h 53m.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo.

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Map of how to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo.
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  • Distance: 66.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and Mission Viejo, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1h 37m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2h.

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 San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Irvine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Mission Viejo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Mission Viejo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Private
$200 - $290

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