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Best way to get from LAX to Dana Point CA

Find the best ways to travel from LAX to Dana Point CA. You can also request a ride directly in the app at the tap of a button.

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Looking to find transportation options from LAX Airport to Dana Point? Discover the most convenient ways to reach your destination hassle-free. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, you can select the perfect mode of transportation for your journey from a range of efficient solutions.

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Public transportation: You can use public transportation from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Dana Point. The estimated travel duration is about 4 hours, the journey covers roughly 63 miles, and the average price is between $10 and $80.

Private bus: Catch a private bus for your journey from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Dana Point. A combination of bus and train service might be needed. Cost can range from $11 to $80, and the typical duration for the entire trip is around 4 hours. The distance covered is approximately 63 miles.

Note: The travel times and costs are approximate and subject to change depending on traffic conditions and other factors. Updated October 1, 2023.

Reserve a ride in advance to Dana Point CA

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to get from LAX to Dana Point CA. Request a ride up to 90 days before your trip, at any time and on any day of the year.

Reserve may not be available for your pickup location.

Getting from LAX to Dana Point CA

When you ride with Uber on your next trip from LAX to Dana Point CA, you’ve got choices. Whether you’re traveling alone or with others, find a ride option that fits your needs and budget. If you like to plan ahead, consider scheduling a ride to Dana Point CA in advance. Or you can request a ride on demand from LAX in the Uber app.

The route your driver takes might depend on the time of day and other factors, like traffic and how many other riders are making requests. You can have a stress-free ride knowing that the Uber app will suggest the most efficient route to your driver.

Average Travel Time

1.2 hours

Average Route Price


Average Route Distance

63 miles

How to get from LAX to Dana Point CA

Compare ride options getting from LAX to Dana Point CA. Check the Uber app for current prices and travel options available.



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Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to geography, traffic delays, promotions, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices for rides and scheduled rides may vary.

Frequently asked questions

  • The Uber app gives you the power to request a ride from LAX anytime, 24/7.

  • The average price for this trip is $119. Open the Uber app and input Dana Point CA in the “Where to?” box. The price estimate for each ride option will appear; scroll to see what’s available. Prices will vary based on time of day and how many riders are making requests.

  • The most affordable ride choice from LAX to Dana Point CA is UberX.

  • The average duration for this ride is 71 minutes. Before a trip starts, your app gives an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for when your driver is likely to arrive at LAX. After your trip starts, your app provides an ETA for when you are likely to arrive at Dana Point CA. Please note: ETAs are not guaranteed; various factors like heavy traffic or road construction could affect travel time.

  • The average trip from LAX to Dana Point CA using the Uber app is about 63 miles.

  • If Uber Reserve is an option in the Uber app at LAX, you can request a ride from LAX anywhere from 2 hours to 90 days in advance, at any time and on any day of the year. Uber’s ride-scheduling technology and Uber Reserve can help you be on time.

  • Check in the Uber app to see if car rentals are available at LAX. If you see the Rent icon, you can complete your reservation using the Uber app. Then you can rent a car and drive yourself to Dana Point CA. To get more details, go to

The data presented on this page represents historical average prices, durations, and distances for routes. Actual prices, durations, and distances may vary based on factors such as location, traffic conditions, and other variables. Information provided here is for reference purposes only and should not be considered as binding.