There are 5 ways to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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Line 59 bus, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Von Karman-Quartz to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 59
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9489 / ...

$17 - $39

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego 86.4 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Ana Airport to San Diego

$187

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a town car from Santa Ana Airport to San Diego 86.4 miles

$270 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego is to drive which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $8 - $13.

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The distance between Santa Ana Airport (SNA) and San Diego is 125 km. The road distance is 138 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Von Karman-Quartz and arriving at San Diego, Ca via Santa Ana, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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

You can take a bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 and Santa Ana, Ca in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to San Diego every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Von Karman-Quartz to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Santa Ana Airport to San Diego
Estimated price
$187
Towncar from Santa Ana Airport to San Diego
Estimated price
$270 - $380

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