There are 4 ways to get from Union Station to Dana Point by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$27 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Channel / 7th 577
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 1

$4 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, line 90 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station Orange County Line
  2. Take the line 90 bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast 90

$10 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Dana Point 65.6 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Dana Point is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Dana Point is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Dana Point is 51 miles. The road distance is 65.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Union Station to Dana Point, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station station to Dana Point. However, there are services departing from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station and arriving at Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast via El Monte Station - Lower Level and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Union Station, CA, USA and Dana Point, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Union Station to Dana Point every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Union Station to Dana Point via El Monte Station - Upper Level, El Monte Station - Lower Level, Channel / 7th, and 7Th-Channel in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Golden Lantern-Pacific Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Channel / 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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