There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach 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 45 min

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

$67 - $103

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, line 91 bus  •  3 h 26 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 Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7 91

$4 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9486 / ...

$19 - $47

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Laguna Beach is 109 km. The road distance is 117 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Laguna Beach is to Amtrak Thruway and line 91 bus which costs $4 - $14 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Laguna Beach. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Laguna Beach Bus Station via Santa Ana-Santiago and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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

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. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Laguna Beach hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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
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 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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