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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Fullerton to San Diego?

Lowest Price$30.50
Fastest Train1h 49m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Fullerton to San Diego

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15AugAug

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Fullerton to San Diego
5.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Value
4.0
Wemimo
5.0
June 23, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I was very pleased with the trip I will definitely use this service again
Cons
I had not used the train service for a long time I was surprised at the promptness of the train
Tips
Make sure you have your tickets ready

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
4.0
Value
4.0

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fullerton 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.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Fullerton to San Diego. 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 Fullerton to San Diego?

In the last month, $30.68 was the average price of a train ticket from Fullerton, CA to San Diego, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.55 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Fullerton and San Diego is approximately 91 miles, or 147 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 49 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 Fullerton to San Diego 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 Thursday 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 Fullerton at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Fullerton to San Diego?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. 12 of these are direct connections to San Diego. 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 San Diego to Fullerton.

What train services are there from Fullerton to San Diego?

2 train services operate from Fullerton to San Diego. 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
Amtrak52h 18m$30.77
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner112h 17m$30.71

Where is the train station in Fullerton?

There is one train station in Fullerton:

  • 120 East Santa Fe Ave - Fullerton Transp Ctr

Where is the train station in San Diego?

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

  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St

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