There are 8 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana by plane, train, 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.

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Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJO - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station

$230 - $495

Cheapest option

Fly to Tijuana, bus  •  12h 50m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Tijuana (TIJ) SJO - TIJ
  2. Take the bus from Cross Border Express, San Diego to Santa Ana Futura Net Terminal

$164 - $714

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Fly to Long Beach  •  12h 8m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Long Beach (LGB) SJO - LGB

$307 - $1,061

Fly to Santa Ana  •  11h 20m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJO - SNA

$385 - $1,814

Fly to San Diego, train  •  12h 19m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to San Diego (SAN) SJO - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Santa Ana Amtrak Station

$246 - $512

Fly to Burbank, train  •  12h 29m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Burbank (BUR) SJO - BUR
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station

$344 - $686

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  12h 21m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJO - ONT
  2. Take the train from San Bernardino Depot station to Santa Ana station

$312 - $912

Drive  •  2 days 20h

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana 3460.6 miles

$500 - $800

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana is to fly and train which costs $240 - $550 and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana is to fly and train which costs $230 - $500 and takes 9h 7m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Santa Ana is 2705 miles. The road distance is 3460.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 21m.

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Santa Ana is 2h behind San Jose Airport (SJO). It is currently 12:34 PM in San Jose Airport (SJO) and 10:34 AM in Santa Ana.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana is 3461 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 20h to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Skytrans, Delta and four other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 773+ hotels available in Santa Ana. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana.
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  • Distance: 2704.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJO), Costa Rica and Santa Ana, CA, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Santa Ana 5 times a day.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, San Jose
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Oakland
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt, El Paso
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt, Dallas
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Dallas
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, San Jose
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Oakland
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston Hobby Apt, Dallas
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Miami
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Miami
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Atlanta, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Tijuana via San Salvador, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Jose to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Tijuana via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to San Diego via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from San Jose to Tijuana via Cancun
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 34m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino Depot station to Santa Ana station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Pacific Coast Shuttles
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Cross Border Express, San Diego to Santa Ana Futura Net Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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Santa Ana (Spanish for "Saint Anne") is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. The United States Census Bureau estimated its 2011 population at 329,427, making Santa Ana the 57th most-populous city in the United States. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Santa Ana

  • Disneyland

    Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property; its official name was changed to Disneyland Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex in the 1990s.

  • Disney California Adventure

    Disney California Adventure Park, commonly referred to as Disney California Adventure, California Adventure, or DCA, is a theme park located in Anaheim, California. It is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Parks and Resorts division. The 72 acre park is themed after the history and culture of California. It also celebrates the fun and adventure of California. The park opened in 2001 as Disney's California Adventure Park, and it is the second of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort complex, after Disneyland Park.

  • Angel Stadium

    Angel Stadium of Anaheim, originally known as Anaheim Stadium and later Edison International Field of Anaheim, is a modern-style ballpark located in Anaheim, California. Since its opening in 1966, it has served as the home ballpark of the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB), and was also the home stadium to the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL) from 1980 to 1994. The stadium is often referred to by its unofficial nickname The Big A, coined by Herald Examiner Sports Editor, Bud Furillo. It is the fourth-oldest active Major League Baseball stadium, behind Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, and Dodger Stadium. It hosted the 1967, 1989, and 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Games.

  • Bowers Museum

    The Bowers Museum is an art museum located in Orange County, California. The museum's permanent collection includes more than 100,000 objects, and features notable strengths in the areas of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, Native American art, the art of Asia, Africa, and Oceania, and California plein-air painting.The Bowers organizes and hosts special exhibitions from institutions throughout the world, and travels exhibitions nationally and internationally. The museum has a second campus two blocks south of the main site, Kidseum, a children's museum with a focus on art and archaeology. The Bowers Museum and Kidseum are located in Santa Ana four miles south of Disneyland.

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