There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Santa Ana by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9471 / ...

$10 - $21

Cheapest option

Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$7 - $45

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Santa Ana 32.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Santa Ana 32.5 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Santa Ana is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Santa Ana is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $170 - $210.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Santa Ana is 49 km. The road distance is 52 km.

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The bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Santa Ana, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Santa Ana, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Santa Ana every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $21 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Santa Ana every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 47 min. Metrolink Trains also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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