There are 5 ways to get from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente 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  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Moorpark Amtrak to San Clemente Pier Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Figueroa & Pico Commuter Express 422
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo 1

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, train Metrolink Trains  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & 7th Commuter Express 422
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Clemente Pier station Orange County Line

$15 - $21

Bus, train via Camino Capistrano-Ortega  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & 7th Commuter Express 422
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente 104.7 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente. However, there are services departing from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. and arriving at El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo via Flower / Pico, Norwalk Station and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

More details

The distance between Thousand Oaks and San Clemente is 88 miles. The road distance is 104.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente, including transfers.

More details

Thousand Oaks to San Clemente bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. station.

More details

The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 38 min.

Mode details

Thousand Oaks to San Clemente bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Thousand Oaks to San Clemente is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente.

Get driving directions

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

More details

Map of how to get from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Thousand Oaks, CA, USA and San Clemente, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thousand Oaks to San Clemente via Figueroa & Pico, Flower / Pico, Norwalk Station, Channel / 7th, and 7Th-Channel in around 6 h 38 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Moorpark Amtrak to San Clemente Pier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Clemente Pier station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Figueroa & Pico
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to El Camino Real-Avd Cabrillo
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.