There are 11 ways to get from Palo Alto to Anaheim by train, plane, bus, subway, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Santa Ana  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA

$68 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Anaheim Tufesa

$27 - $74

9 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Santa Ana  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SFO - SNA

$97 - $292

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Norwalk-Woodson to Lincoln-Anaheim

$55 - $266

Bus, BART to Oakland, fly to Long Beach  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd to Union City BART
  2. Take the BART from Union City to Coliseum
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Long Beach (LGB) OAK - LGB
  4. Take the bus from Norwalk-Woodson to Lincoln-Anaheim

$61 - $293

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station

$72 - $323

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  4. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center

$120 - $424

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9489 / ...

$48 - $125

Train  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$90 - $225

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6743 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9489 / ...

$48 - $116

Drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Anaheim 384.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Anaheim is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 27 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Anaheim is to Caltrain and fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Anaheim is 346 miles. The road distance is 384.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Palo Alto to Anaheim, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Palo Alto to Anaheim. However, there are services departing from El Camino & California and arriving at Anaheim, Ca via 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Palo Alto to Anaheim. However, there are services departing from California Ave Caltrain and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Palo Alto, CA, USA and Anaheim, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Palo Alto to Anaheim via Santa Clara & 2Nd, 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose Caltrain Station, San Jose, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 9 h 52 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Palo Alto to Anaheim once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from California Ave Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Union City to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Norwalk-Woodson to Lincoln-Anaheim
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Jose, CA to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$23 - $35
Platinum
$35 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $55

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