There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Santa Ana by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Santa Ana  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Santa Ana (SNA) SEA - SNA

$100 - $328

Cheapest option

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SEA - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak

$81 - $267

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Fly to Long Beach, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Long Beach (LGB) SEA - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca

$94 - $306

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SEA - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak

$98 - $336

Fly to San Diego, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Diego (SAN) SEA - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak

$129 - $462

Fly to Burbank, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Burbank (BUR) SEA - BUR
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak

$100 - $336

Bus  •  28 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9471 / ...

$118 - $290

Train  •  37 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$199 - $559

Drive  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Santa Ana 1176.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Santa Ana is to fly and train which costs $80 - $270 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Santa Ana is to fly which costs $100 - $330 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Santa Ana. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Santa Ana, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Santa Ana. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 1 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Santa Ana is 991 miles. The road distance is 1176.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Santa Ana without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 7 min and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Seattle to Santa Ana, including transfers.

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Seattle to Santa Ana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Santa Ana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Santa Ana is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $100 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 28 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 37 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Santa Ana.
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  • Distance: 991.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Santa Ana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Santa Ana via Los Angeles, Ca in around 28 h 7 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to San Diego via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Seattle to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 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
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
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 Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Santa Ana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 41 min.

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Seattle to Santa Ana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Seattle to Santa Ana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Santa Ana is 1176 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 45 min to drive from Seattle to Santa Ana.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Santa Ana Airport.

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Book your Seattle to Santa Ana train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Seattle to Santa Ana bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 694+ hotels available in Santa Ana. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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