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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Diego to Fullerton?

Lowest Price€26.10
Fastest Train2h 3m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to Fullerton right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from San Diego to Fullerton?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from San Diego to Fullerton. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Diego to Fullerton?

In the last month, €26.24 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Fullerton, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 4 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €0.02 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Diego to Fullerton?

The distance between San Diego and Fullerton is approximately 91 miles, or 147 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 3 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Diego to Fullerton are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs San Diego at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from San Diego to Fullerton?

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from San Diego to Fullerton.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fullerton to San Diego.

Which train should you take from San Diego to Fullerton?

2 train services operate from San Diego, California to Fullerton, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak42h 17m€26.26
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner82h 14m€26.28

Where is the train station in San Diego?

There are two stations in San Diego where you can board the train to Fullerton:

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

Where is the train station in Fullerton?

Fullerton has one train station:

  • 120 East Santa Fe Ave - Fullerton Transp Ctr

Price trends for trains from San Diego to Fullerton

Average prices by travel date

€39€26€13OctNov

Monthly average prices

€43€34€26€17€9NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

€43€34€26€17€93020100

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