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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Ana to Temecula by train, night bus, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, night bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy 202

$11 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Canal + Meats to Promenade Mall Ring Rd. 205

$5 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy 202

$11 - $50

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9473 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy 202

$13 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana to Temecula 64 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana to Temecula is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana to Temecula is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana to Temecula. However, there are services departing from Santa Ana, Ca and arriving at Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy via Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Santa Ana and Temecula is 45 miles. The road distance is 64 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to Temecula without a car is to train and night bus which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $10 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Santa Ana to Temecula, including transfers.

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

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Santa Ana to Temecula bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana to Temecula is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Santa Ana to Temecula.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Temecula. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Ana to Temecula via Oceanside Transit Center in around 3 h 10 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Night bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Canal + Meats to Promenade Mall Ring Rd.
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
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 Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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