Duration 4h 10m
Distance 374.8 miles
Average price $130
Possible routes 12 found

Santa Ana to San Jose

Rome2rio has found 12 ways to get from Santa Ana to San Jose by train, flight, bus, subway and car. We recommend taking the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station and then flying from Los Angeles to San Jose, which takes around 4h 20m. Alternatively, flying from Santa Ana to San Jose is the fastest option and takes around 4h 10m.

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Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose

  1. Santa Ana Amtrak Station
    Pacific Surfliner
  2. Los Angeles
    LAX - SJC
  3. San Jose
4h 20m
$98 - $288
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Fly Santa Ana to San Jose

  1. Santa Ana
    SNA - SJC
  2. San Jose
Fastest
4h 10m
$68 - $255

Line 60 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose

  1. Westminster-Fairview
    60 / ...
  2. Long Beach
    LGB - SJC
  3. San Jose
4h 53m
$53 - $266

Train, bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose

  1. Santa Ana Amtrak Station
    Pacific Surfliner
  2. Union Station
    Silver Streak
  3. Ontario/San Bernardino
    ONT - SJC
  4. San Jose
5h 19m
$118 - $414

Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose

  1. Santa Ana Amtrak Station
    Pacific Surfliner
  2. Burbank
    BUR - SJC
  3. San Jose
4h 58m
$85 - $344

Fly Santa Ana to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus

  1. Santa Ana
    SNA - OAK
  2. Coliseum
    Orange / ...
  3. Warm Springs BART
    181
  4. San Jose
5h 22m
$114 - $627

Line 60 bus, line 92 bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus

  1. Westminster-Fairview
    60 / ...
  2. Beach Dr & W. Campus N
    92 / ...
  3. Long Beach
    LGB - OAK
  4. Coliseum
    Orange / ...
  5. Warm Springs BART
    181
  6. San Jose
6h 5m
$64 - $298

Bus via Artic - Dock 2

  1. Anaheim, CA
  2. San Jose
9h 3m
Cheapest
$31 - $57

Bus

  1. Santa Ana , CA
    Return - Via San Francisco
  2. San Jose
9h 50m
Bookable on Rome2rio
$40 - $60

Train

  1. Santa Ana Amtrak Station
    Pacific Surfliner
  2. Los Angeles Union Station
    Coast Starlight
  3. San Jose
11h 58m
Bookable on Rome2rio
$78 - $112

Train, night bus

  1. Santa Ana Amtrak Station
    Pacific Surfliner
  2. LA Downtown
    FlixBus
  3. San Jose
8h 13m
$35 - $55

Drive

  1. Santa Ana
    375 miles
  2. San Jose
6h 13m
$35 - $55

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Santa Ana to San Jose? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana to San Jose is to bus via Artic - Dock 2 which costs $30 - $60 and takes 9h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana to San Jose is to fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Ana , CA and arriving at San Jose, CA - State University. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Ana station to San Jose station. However, there are services departing from Santa Ana Amtrak Station and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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The distance between Santa Ana and San Jose is 338 miles. The road distance is 374.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to San Jose without a car is to bus via Artic - Dock 2 which takes 9h 3m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Santa Ana to San Jose, including transfers.

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Santa Ana to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana , CA station.

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Santa Ana to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Ana Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to San Jose is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs $65 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus via Artic - Dock 2, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 9h 3m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 11h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Santa Ana to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, CA - State University station.

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Santa Ana to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana to San Jose is 375 miles. It takes approximately 6h 13m to drive from Santa Ana to San Jose.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 377+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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How to travel from Santa Ana to San Jose

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Santa Ana to San Jose right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Santa Ana and San Jose?

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Santa Ana to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Santa Ana to San Jose 5 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7h 35m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Train operators
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60

San Jose, United States

San Jose, originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. - Wikipedia

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