There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

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

$67 - $103

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Night bus, line 91 bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 91

$4 - $14

2 alternative options

Train, line 91 bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 91 bus from Camino Capistrano-Ortega to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 91

$31 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Laguna Beach 73.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach is to night bus and line 91 bus which costs $4 - $14 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Laguna Beach is 68 miles. The road distance is 73.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Laguna Beach station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Laguna Beach Bus Station via Camino Capistrano-Ortega and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The nearest airport to Laguna Beach is Santa Ana (SNA) Airport which is 10.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Long Beach (LGB) (28.4 miles), Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) (37.6 miles), Los Angeles (LAX) (45.7 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (65.8 miles).

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San Diego to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach.
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  • Distance: 67.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Laguna Beach, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Laguna Beach every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 28 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 28 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 Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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