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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price€17.50
Fastest Train1h 18m
Trains Per Day11
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles 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 Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from San Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles. 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 Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles?

In the last month, €20.04 was the average price of a train ticket from San Juan Capistrano, CA to Los Angeles, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from San Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles?

The distance between San Juan Capistrano and Los Angeles is approximately 51 miles, or 81 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 18 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 Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Friday 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 Juan Capistrano at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles?

There are 11 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Los Angeles. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to San Juan Capistrano.

Which train should you take from San Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles?

2 train services operate from San Juan Capistrano, California to Los Angeles, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak41h 55m€20.58
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner71h 48m€20.57

Where is the train station in San Juan Capistrano?

There is one train station in San Juan Capistrano:

  • 26701 Verdugo St

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from San Juan Capistrano will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Los Angeles:

  • Union Station
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd

Price trends for trains from San Juan Capistrano to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

€26€17€9SepOct

Monthly average prices

€43€34€26€17€9ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

€21€17€13€9€43020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Juan Capistrano, CA to Los Angeles, CA
4.5
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Josephine
5.0
8 February 2020Solo travel
Pros
Convenient
Cons
TV / Hand sanitizer
Tips
Encourage to wear facemasks or cover mouth when coughing

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pacific Surfliner report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Virginia
4.0
6 November 2019Solo travel
Pros
Easy and comfortable
Cons
Just don’t use the machine at the train station or listen to the guy in the booth! Was mislead on how to buy fly away bus ticket to LSX fighting to get refund because it wasn’t correct info!
Tips
Just make sure you know what you are doing!!

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