There are 3 ways to get from San Diego to Aliso Viejo by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$62 - $98

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, line 91 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Diego, CA to San Juan Capistrano, CA 5818
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Paseo De Valencia-Alicia 91

$2 - $7

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Aliso Viejo 75.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Aliso Viejo is to Amtrak Thruway and line 91 bus which costs $2 - $7 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Aliso Viejo is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Aliso Viejo is 68 miles. The road distance is 75.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from San Diego to Aliso Viejo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Aliso Viejo. However, there are services departing from San Diego, CA and arriving at Paseo De Valencia-Alicia via Camino Capistrano-Ortega. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Aliso Viejo, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Aliso Viejo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Aliso Viejo via San Juan Capistrano, CA and Camino Capistrano-Ortega in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 - $210
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Paseo De Valencia-Alicia
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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