There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station by tram, 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

Tram, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station Orange County Line

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 704 bus, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Patsaouras Transit Plaza 704
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station Orange County Line

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Alameda Nb & Los Angeles Fs R10
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$29 - $54

Line 720 bus, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur 720
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9471 / ...

$16 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station 64.6 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station. However, there are services departing from 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Crown Valley-Cabot via Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station via 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7, and Crown Valley-Cabot in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Alameda Nb & Los Angeles Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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