There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Fountain Valley 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.

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Train, line 70 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 3 to Edinger-Las Flores 70

$34 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  2. Take the train from Oceanside station to Tustin station Orange County Line / ...

$15 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, line 70 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 3 to Edinger-Las Flores 70

$21 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Fountain Valley 91.2 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Fountain Valley is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Fountain Valley is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Fountain Valley is 83 miles. The road distance is 91.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Fountain Valley without a car is to train and line 70 bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $30 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from San Diego to Fountain Valley, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Fountain Valley is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from San Diego to Fountain Valley.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Fountain Valley. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 83 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Fountain Valley, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Fountain Valley via Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana station, Tustin station, and Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 3 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 Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 3 to Edinger-Las Flores
Ave. Duration
34 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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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