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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Diego to San Clemente?

Lowest Price€17.50
Fastest Train1h 13m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to San Clemente 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.

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

In the last month, €17.99 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to San Clemente, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 1 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €0.27 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between San Diego and San Clemente is approximately 56 miles, or 90 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 13 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Diego to San Clemente are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 15:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. 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 San Clemente?

Trains leave the station in San Diego twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to San Clemente with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

Which train should you take from San Diego to San Clemente?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is the one and only train line which connects San Diego, California to San Clemente, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner21h 19m€18.19

Where is the train station in San Diego?

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

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

Where is the train station in San Clemente?

San Clemente has one train station:

  • 615 Ave Victoria at San Clemente Pier

Price trends for trains from San Diego to San Clemente

Average prices by travel date

€25€17€8SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

€21€17€13€8€43020100

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