There are 4 ways to get from Santa Ana to Temecula by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak, bus  •  3 h 5 min

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

$11 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Riverside-Downtown station  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take the bus from Vine St Layover to Promenade Mall Ring Rd. 208

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 6002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Temecula, Ca 7015 / ...

$23 - $50

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 Temecula, Ca via San Bernardino, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 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 bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $10 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 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 Greyhound USA, arrive at Temecula, Ca 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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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 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 San Bernardino, Ca in around 3 h 30 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 Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Vine St Layover to Promenade Mall Ring Rd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Temecula, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25

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