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Drive time to Huntington Beach

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Drive time to Huntington Beach

We are staying in Dana Point Sept 9-13 for work/pleasure. Being from Kansas, I have no clue about traffic in this area. We are renting a car, how long will it take to go from Dana Point to Huntington Beach on a Saturday morning? Trying to plan some tours, but have no clue about how long to plan for travel from place to place. Thanks for any help:)

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1. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

I don't do that route regularly.

Google maps says using the coastal road rte 1 it would take about 45min. this morning.

That is just an estimate.

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2. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

It takes us about a half hour if we drive the freeway between both places. It will take longer if you wanted to go the coastal route.

It's 9 am on a Sunday here, people in CA sleep in so I imagine this is a good time for the drive. September is still warm weather along the coast, so the beach goers will be out on a Saturday, perhaps more traffic through the beach cities, thinking up to an hour.

Just depends when you do the drive.

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3. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

Minimum time from DP to HB will be about 45 minutes (CAnative must have a hot foot) via I-5 and 405. It takes about 10 minutes to get from the freeway down to the beach. Driving along the coast would take about 1 to 1 /4 hours.

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4. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

Minimum time from DP to HB will be about 45 minutes (CAnative must have a hot foot) via I-5 and 405. It takes about 10 minutes to get from the freeway down to the beach. Driving along the coast would take about 1 to 1 /4 hours.

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5. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

Thanks for your replies:)

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6. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

You're from Kansas. You didn't come all the way to California to look at a sodding freeway. Take PCH (the coast road). It will take you 45 minutes to an hour on a Saturday morning when there is absolutely no traffic.

If you do decide to take the freeway, there's a stunningly good farmers market on Saturday mornings at Mariners Church just off the 73 toll road, 8:00-noon.

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7. Re: Drive time to Huntington Beach

>>> We are renting a car, how long will it take to go from Dana Point to Huntington Beach on a Saturday morning? Trying to plan some tours,<<<

What tours in Huntington Beach?

It depends entirely on where in Dana Point you are starting and where in Huntington Beach you are ending.

From the Ritz to the HB Pier is about 50 minutes. If you use the toll road it is about 40 minutes.

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