There are 6 ways to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9489 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$19 - $42

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr 101

$15 - $21

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Train, line 30 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$31 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla 77.6 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Ana Airport to La Jolla

$168

Towncar  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take a town car from Santa Ana Airport to La Jolla 77.6 miles

$250 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla. However, there are services departing from Von Karman-Quartz and arriving at Silverado St & Herschel Av via Santa Ana, Ca and 1st Av & Ash St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Santa Ana Airport (SNA) and La Jolla is 67 miles. The road distance is 77.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla without a car is to bus and line 30 bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $19 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla, including transfers.

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Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Silverado St & Herschel Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in La Jolla. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla.
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  • Distance: 67.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Santa Ana Airport (SNA), USA and La Jolla, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to La Jolla via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, San Diego, Ca, and 1st Av & Ash St in around 3 h 56 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Santa Ana Airport to La Jolla
Estimated price
$168
Towncar from Santa Ana Airport to La Jolla
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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