There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Tustin Station 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  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $64

Cheapest option

Line 30 bus, bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to UTC Transit Center 30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  3. Take the train from Oceanside station to Tustin station

$13 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9480 / ...

$19 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Tustin Station 86.5 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Tustin Station station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot and arriving at Tustin station via Irvine station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Tustin Station is 78 miles. The road distance is 86.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Tustin Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from San Diego to Tustin Station, including transfers.

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San Diego to Tustin Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Tustin Station is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 50 min.

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San Diego to Tustin Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Irvine Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Tustin Station is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from San Diego to Tustin Station.

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There are 667+ hotels available in Tustin Station. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Tustin Station.
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  • Distance: 78.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Tustin Station, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Tustin Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Tustin Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h.

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 51 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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