Fullerton, CA to San Diego train

Cheap train tickets from Fullerton, CA to San Diego

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31

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:41AMFullerton Station2h23 10:04AMSanta Fe Depot
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10:51PMFullerton Station2h23 01:14AMSanta Fe Depot
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Train schedule from Fullerton, CA to San Diego

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06:41AMFullerton Station2h09 08:50AMOld Town Station
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06:41AMFullerton Station2h23 09:04AMSanta Fe Depot
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07:41AMFullerton Station2h23 10:04AMSanta Fe Depot
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07:41AMFullerton Station2h09 09:50AMOld Town Station
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10:41AMFullerton Station2h12 12:53PMOld Town Station
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10:41AMFullerton Station2h26 01:07PMSanta Fe Depot
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11:41AMFullerton Station2h12 01:53PMOld Town Station
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11:41AMFullerton Station2h26 02:07PMSanta Fe Depot
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12:41PMFullerton Station2h23 03:04PMSanta Fe Depot
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12:41PMFullerton Station2h09 02:50PMOld Town Station
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03:41PMFullerton Station2h23 06:04PMSanta Fe Depot
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03:41PMFullerton Station2h09 05:50PMOld Town Station
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05:41PMFullerton Station2h23 08:04PMSanta Fe Depot
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05:41PMFullerton Station2h09 07:50PMOld Town Station
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06:41PMFullerton Station2h23 09:04PMSanta Fe Depot
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06:41PMFullerton Station2h09 08:50PMOld Town Station
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07:41PMFullerton Station2h23 10:04PMSanta Fe Depot
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07:41PMFullerton Station2h09 09:50PMOld Town Station
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10:51PMFullerton Station2h23 01:14AMSanta Fe Depot
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10:51PMFullerton Station2h09 01:00AMOld Town Station
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Fastest train times from Fullerton, CA to San Diego

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Fastest Journey

2 h 9 m

Average

2 h 16 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

147 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Fullerton, CA for San Diego every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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06:41AMFullerton Station2h09 08:50AMOld Town Station
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311One-way
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06:41PMFullerton Station2h09 08:50PMOld Town Station
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311One-way
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07:41AMFullerton Station2h09 09:50AMOld Town Station
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311One-way
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03:41PMFullerton Station2h09 05:50PMOld Town Station
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311One-way
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12:41PMFullerton Station2h09 02:50PMOld Town Station
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Overview: Train from Fullerton, CA to San Diego

distanceDistance91 miles (146 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Fullerton, CA to San Diego cover the 91 miles (146 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€33).

Train providers: Amtrak from Fullerton, CA to San Diego trains

Amtrak trains will get you between Fullerton, CA and San Diego from $34 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Fullerton, CA and San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Fullerton, CA to San Diego with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 23 min
  • Average Price: $34
  • Amtrak frequency: 9 a day

Trains from Fullerton to San Diego

Travelers from Fullerton to San Diego have a lot to look up to as they gear up for their journey. If not for its diverse business scene, San Diego is known for its beaches as it lies on the Pacific Coast. San Diego is also home to numerous art galleries, artist studios, gardens, and museums. Fullerton, on the other hand, is home to numerous educational institutions making it a busy student center. There are at least 26 train departures from Fullerton to San Diego covering the approximately 91-mile journey every day. This frequency gives travelers several options from which to choose from. Travelers with flexible schedules, who value some comfort, peace, and quiet during their trips should consider a mid-week trip on the train from Fullerton to San Diego. This is because the train from Fullerton to San Diego is least crowded at this time. Weekends are the busiest days for service providers, as people tend to travel more from Friday through Sunday.

Which train companies travel from Fullerton to San Diego?

The main carrier for the trip by train from Fullerton to San Diego is Amtrak. The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train from Fullerton to San Diego has the most daily schedules for this trip. This operator also offers the fastest train along the route and has more direct connections than any other operator, making the carrier a great option for time-conscious travelers. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 21 daily schedules. 13 of these are direct connections for the train from Fullerton to San Diego, thus travelers have the convenience of using the same train for this trip. The first Amtrak Pacific Surfliner leaves the departure station at 5:35 a.m. while the last train leaves at 10:51 p.m.

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

The distance from Fullerton to San Diego, station to station is 91.19 miles (146 kilometers). The train from Fullerton to San Diego takes an average of 2 hours and 32 minutes to cover the distance between the two cities. However, the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner makes this trip in just under 2 hours. Travelers making this trip enjoy comfortable seats with enough room to stretch out thanks to the reclining seats. The power outlets with USB ports found on the train enable commuters to charge devices. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains also have WiFi onboard. Travelers are advised to have their favorite entertainment downloaded before boarding to avoid interruptions during the journey, however, simple browsing should be possible with the network strength offered.

How many trains are there from Fullerton to San Diego?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train service runs 21 daily trips by train from Fullerton to San Diego with over half of plying the route without stopping. The total number of weekly trips made by Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Fullerton to San Diego is around 142. This makes the service a sure way to travel for anyone, regardless of their travel schedule. The loyalty reward system by Amtrak favors regular travelers as points are redeemable for tickets to any destination. Amtrak also gives all veterans a 10% discount on their ticket prices to any destination, thus making the service provider an ideal choice for frequent travelers.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Fullerton to San Diego?

Departure station: The departure station for trains from Fullerton to San Diego is located at 120 East Santa Fe Avenue in Fullerton, CA. The train station offers free same-day and overnight parking for travelers who wish to leave their vehicles during their trip. The parking also includes spaces for the handicapped. The train station has a furnished waiting lounge for travelers. ATM machines, vending machines, payphones, and Quik-Trak kiosks are among the stations' amenities. The facilities offered at the station are all accessible by wheelchair. The station is open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. and it has a car rental service.

Arrival station: The arrival station for travelers on the train from Fullerton to San Diego is located at the Santa Fe Depot, 1050 Kettner Blvd in San Diego, CA. This station is a city landmark in San Diego due to its iconic towers that soar high above and domes finished in tile. The amenities found here exclude payphones and elevators. Unaccompanied child travel is allowed and the ticket sales office is accessible by wheelchair. The station staff provide baggage assistance to travelers, thus making their maneuvers in the station easier. This also makes boarding easier for travelers. The San Diego station had no parking thus, although there is a nearby parking service managed by the city where secure parking is available at a fee but there is a time limitation due to the demand.

Travel Tips: Trains from Fullerton, CA to San Diego

Travel by train to San Diego easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Fullerton, CA to San Diego.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to San Diego from Fullerton, CA for the next 7 days starting from $34 (€30)  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Fullerton, CA to San Diego train price to come in at an average of $37 (€33)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 91 miles (146 km)  between Fullerton, CA and San Diego by train.
On average the Fullerton, CA to San Diego train travel time is 2 h 9 min  for the 91 miles (146 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When taking a train from Fullerton, CA to San Diego, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to San Diego. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Fullerton, CA and San Diego and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Fullerton, CA for San Diego is 9 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Fullerton, CA to San Diego at 5: 51 AM   or take the last train from Fullerton, CA to San Diego leaving at 10: 41 PM. Look for the latest Fullerton, CA to San Diego train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
You can find trains to San Diego from Fullerton, CA to cost on average $37 (€33) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Fullerton, CA to San Diego train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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