There are 5 ways to get from Union Station to Newport Beach by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take a taxi from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Newport Beach

$63 - $91

Cheapest option

Train Metrolink Trains, line 47 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station 91/Pvl / ...
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th 47A / ...

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak, line 47 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior 47A / ...

$27 - $55

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to Newport Beach 48.4 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Newport Beach 48.4 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Union Station and Newport Beach is 35 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Newport Beach without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Union Station to Newport Beach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Newport Beach is 48 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Union Station to Newport Beach.

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There are 632+ hotels available in Newport Beach. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Newport Beach.
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Union Station, CA, USA and Newport Beach, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Union Station to Newport Beach. However, you can take the walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, take the train to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak, then take the taxi to Newport Beach. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Union Station to Newport Beach via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9, Westminster-Fairview, and Fairview-Westminster in around 2 h 27 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Newport Beach
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

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