While technically not a beach destination, Laguna Niguel is a place to get your Orange County trip started. Laguna Niguel serves as a great central starting point for you to explore the wonderful sites of Orange County. Getting into Laguna Niguel is quite easy.
You can enter Laguna Niguel via Interstate 5 on the northeastern border and then through the State Route 73 toll road that runs along the northern border.
You can also travel to Laguna Niguel through the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) located on the southern boundary of the city. Within the city, neighborhoods are connected by a network of 4 to 6 lanes.
The main road to Laguna Niguel is Crown Valley Parkway, which bisects Laguna Niguel roughly from southwest to northeast, linking the PCH in Dana Point to I-5 in Mission Viejo.
Other main roads to Laguna Niguel are Alicia Parkway, Niguel Road, La Paz Road, and Moulton Parkway/Golden Lantern north-south, and Aliso Creek Road, Marina Hills Drive and Camino del Avion (east-west). Due to the hilly local geography, Laguna Niguel’s streets aren’t arranged in a grid pattern.
From the station, take the 91/ Perris Valley Line heading to Fullerton. After arriving at Fullerton, take the Orange County Line that will take you to Laguna Niguel.
Start from Katella Avenue and walk to Haster-Katella. Take a bus en route to Newport Beach – Balboa & 23rd. Travel to Fairview-Edinger (31 stops • 31min). After arriving at Edinger, take a walk from Edinger to Fairview. Don’t worry; it’s just a 2-minute walk.
At Fairview, wait for the train at Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4 to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5. The train will have 21 stops and estimated time of travel is 20min.
After arriving at Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5, hail a bus going to Dana Point Harbor going to Golden Lantern-Paseo De Colinas. After arriving at Golden Lantern-Paseo De Colinas, take a 30-minute walk or hail and Uber going to Laguna Niguel.
Start from Edinger-Del Amo, wait for a bus that’ll take you to Sunset Beach – Pch & Warner. Stop at Edinger-Grand Avenue and hop into another bus from Grand-Edinger going to Santa Ana-Santiago. After arriving at Santa Ana-Santiago take a walk to Santa Ana Station/1000 E Santa Ana Blvd.
Take the AMPAC San Diego train going to San Juan Capistrano Station/26701 Verdugo St and take a walk or book an Uber going to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo.
At the Main Corona Station, take a 91/Perris Valley Line and travel to Riverside – La Sierra stopover. Exit the station and take the Riverside-San Bernardino Express and travel to San Bernardino Transit Center.
After arriving at the San Bernardino Transit Center, take another bus from Anaheim/Disneyland Express en route to Tustin + Katella. Then take a bus to Long Beach – Cal State Long Beach, stop at Katella-Glassell.
After arriving at Katella-Glassell, take another bus at Uc Irvine and go to Orange Trans Ctr – Dock 1. Hop in on Inland Empire – OC heading to Laguna Niguel.
If you feel like heading to Laguna Niguel by bus, then you will find it’s very easy to do so. Take a bus and let the adventure begin. Here are the starting routes and how to get to Laguna Niguel by bus.
Start off at Katella Avenue, hop in on Newport Beach – Balboa & 23rd. Stop at The City-City and take a bus at Newport Transp Center that’ll take you to Bristol-Callen’s Common.
From Bristol-Callen’s Common take another bus going to Interior-Murray Community. From Interior-Murray Community take another bus and stop at Laguna Niguel Metrolink Station.
Start off your journey to Laguna Niguel by going to Edinger-Del Amo, wait for a bus that’ll take you to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5.
From Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 5 hop into a bus that’ll take you to Golden Lantern-Paseo De Colinas. From Golden Lantern-Paseo De Colinas take a walk to Laguna Niguel.
Start off at Chapman Dale, take a bus that’ll drop you off at Santiago Canyon College, Chapman-Hewes. From Chapman-Hewes, take another bus that’ll take you to Jeffrey-Irvine, Avd Vaquero-Via Cascadita.
From there take the Oc Fair Express, that’ll take you to Pacific Coast-Del Obispo. After arriving at the Pacific Coast, take another bus going to Laguna Hills Transp Center and stop at Crown Valley-Forbes. After arriving at Crown Valley-Forbes, take a 10-minute walk to Laguna Niguel.
Start your journey by heading to Corona Transit Center first and take the Corona-Village At Orange Express that’ll take you to Meats + Tustin. From Meats + Tustin, take a bus at Hawaiian Gardens – Carson & Norwalk taking you to Lincoln-Glassell.
From Lincoln-Glassell, take another bus that’ll take you to Uc Irvine, Santa Ana-Santiago. Then take another bus that’ll take you to Laguna Hills Transp Center, Calle De La Louisa-Calle De La Plata.
From Calle De La Louisa-Calle De La Plata, take a bus going to Crown Valley-Cabot and take a 12-minute walk to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo.
So those were the routes to take going to Laguna Niguel. Some courses may be long and winding, but it’ll surely be amazing. Visit Laguna Niguel now and be part of an amazing adventure.
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