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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Recommended option

Train, line 91 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Cabot-La Paz 91

$30 - $64

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 18 min

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

$16 - $75

4 alternative options

Line 992 bus, bus, line 83 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 992 bus from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 to Broadway & State St 992
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  3. Take the line 83 bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 83

$19 - $44

Night bus, line 91 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Cabot-La Paz 91

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

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

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  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 1 h 18 min.

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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 1 h 18 min.

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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 3 h 24 min.

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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 and line 91 bus which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min 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 San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 station.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 station.

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

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There are 473+ hotels available in Mission Viejo. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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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: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Mission Viejo via Broadway & State St, San Diego, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, and Santa Ana-Santiago in around 3 h 24 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 - $200
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Cabot-La Paz
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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.

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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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Mission Viejo
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Mission Viejo
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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