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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Juan Capistrano to San Diego?

Lowest Price€19.44
Fastest Train1h 19m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €19.78 was the average price of a train ticket from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, 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 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €0.73 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between San Juan Capistrano and San Diego is approximately 62 miles, or 99 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 19 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 San Diego are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Wednesday 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 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 San Diego?

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

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

Which train should you take from San Juan Capistrano to San Diego?

2 train services operate from San Juan Capistrano, California to San Diego, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 11 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak41h 34m€20.82
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner111h 32m€20.14

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 San Diego?

San Diego receives travelers from San Juan Capistrano at its two active train stations:

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

Price trends for trains from San Juan Capistrano to San Diego

Average prices by travel date

€25€17€8SepSep

Monthly average prices

€21€17€13€8€4ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

€21€17€13€8€43020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Juan Capistrano, CA to San Diego, CA
4.8
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Alexandre
5.0
9 November 2019Vacation
Pros
Scenic , fast, comfortable
Cons
Keep it up

Based on 3 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
4.7
Staff
4.3
Value
4.3
Condition
4.7
kerry
5.0
13 June 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Beauty
Tips
Make sure to buy tickets online, but not with your phone
Vincen
5.0
4 July 2019
Pros
Not sitting in traffic

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