There are 5 ways to get from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente by bus, train, taxi 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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Line 973 bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 973 bus from Mira Mesa Bl & Oberlin Dr to Sorrento Valley Coaster Station 973
  2. Take the train from Sorrento Valley Station to Oceanside Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Oceanside station to San Clemente station

$9 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center 101

$10 - $14

Line 235 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 235 bus from Miramar College Transit Station to India St & C St 235
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Diego, CA to San Juan Capistrano, CA 5818

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente 47.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente 47.3 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente. However, there are services departing from Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl and arriving at Calle De Los Molinos-Avd Pico via Miramar College Transit Station, San Diego, CA and Camino Capistrano-Ortega. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Sorrento Valley and San Clemente is 44 miles. The road distance is 47.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente without a car is to line 973 bus and train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente, including transfers.

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Sorrento Valley to San Clemente bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Miramar College Transit Station.

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Sorrento Valley to San Clemente bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Juan Capistrano, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorrento Valley to San Clemente is 47 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente.

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There are 141+ hotels available in San Clemente. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Sorrento Valley, CA, USA and San Clemente, CA, USA?

North County Transit operates a bus from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Sorrento Valley Station to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sorrento Valley Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to San Clemente station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Mira Mesa Bl & Oberlin Dr to Sorrento Valley Coaster Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Miramar College Transit Station to India St & C St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Diego, CA to San Juan Capistrano, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sorrento Valley to San Clemente
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Orange Cab
Phone
+1 619-291-3333
Website
orangecabsandiego.net

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