There are 5 ways to get from Santa Ana to Venice Beach by train, bus, tram, taxi or car

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Train, line 733 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$9 - $44

4 alternative options

Train, tram  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$28 - $47

Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand & 7th - 8th to Pacific Ave. & Fleet St. Commuter Express 437

$12 - $27

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Ana to Venice Beach 45 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana to Venice Beach 45 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana to Venice Beach. However, there are services departing from Santa Ana, Ca and arriving at Pacific Ave. & Fleet St. via 7th / Decatur and Grand & 7th - 8th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Santa Ana and Venice Beach is 38 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to Venice Beach without a car is to train and line 733 bus which takes 2 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Santa Ana to Venice Beach, including transfers.

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Santa Ana to Venice Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Santa Ana to Venice Beach bus services, operated by Ladot, arrive at Pacific Ave. & Fleet St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana to Venice Beach is 45 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Santa Ana to Venice Beach.

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There are 2371+ hotels available in Venice Beach. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Ana to Venice Beach.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Santa Ana, CA, USA and Venice Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Ana to Venice Beach via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Olive, and Grand & 7th - 8th in around 3 h 38 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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Grand & 7th - 8th to Pacific Ave. & Fleet St.
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Ana to Venice Beach
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

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