There are 7 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$70 - $112

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to Newport Beach

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus, line 47 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior 47A / ...

$21 - $52

Amtrak Thruway, line 1 bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Diego, CA to San Juan Capistrano, CA 5818
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Pacific Coast-Del Obispo to Coast-Riverside 1

Train, line 47 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th 47A / ...

$34 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach 89.2 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to Newport Beach 89.2 miles

$230 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach is to drive which takes 1 h 34 min and costs $8 - $13.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Newport Beach is 120 km. The road distance is 143 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach. However, there are services departing from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 and arriving at Hospital-Superior via San Diego, Ca, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 and Fairview-Westminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Newport Beach via Broadway & State St, San Diego, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9, Westminster-Fairview, and Fairview-Westminster in around 4 h 17 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Pacific Coast-Del Obispo to Coast-Riverside
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Newport Beach
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Newport Beach
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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