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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana to Los Angeles Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line

$30 - $42

Cheapest option

Line 57 bus, line 286 bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the line 57 bus from Bristol-Santa Ana to Ring-Brea Mall 57
  2. Take the line 286 bus from Brea Mall Transit Center to Pomona Transit Center 286

$5 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Montclair 2030

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Ana to Montclair 31.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana to Montclair 31.6 miles

$3 - $5

Santa Ana to Montclair by train and walk

The journey time between Santa Ana and Montclair is around 3h 31m and covers a distance of around 69 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by Amtrak and Metrolink Trains, the Santa Ana to Montclair service departs from Santa Ana and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 31m
Fastest journey time:
1h 57m
Journey distance:
69 miles
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:59
Last service departs at:
22:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santa Ana to Montclair train and walk schedules

Santa Ana → Montclair
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Montclair is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana to Montclair is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana to Montclair is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Bristol-Santa Ana and arriving at Holt @ Central Eb Fs via Brea Mall Transit Center and Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Ana to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Santa Ana and arriving at Montclair station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Santa Ana and Montclair is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Santa Ana to Montclair, including transfers.

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Santa Ana to Montclair bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Bristol-Santa Ana station.

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Santa Ana to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Ana station.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to Montclair is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can line 57 bus and line 286 bus, which costs $5 - $15 and takes 3h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Santa Ana to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Santa Ana, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Santa Ana to Montclair via Los Angeles and L. A. Union Station station in around 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Ana to Montclair via Ring-Brea Mall, Brea Mall Transit Center, Pomona Transit Center, and Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs in around 3h 1m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Bristol-Santa Ana to Ring-Brea Mall
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Brea Mall Transit Center to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Montclair
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Ana to Montclair
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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Santa Ana to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Pomona Transit Center station.

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Santa Ana to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Montclair station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana to Montclair is 32 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Santa Ana to Montclair.

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