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Palm Springs-Santa Ana Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Palm Springs to Santa Ana?

Lowest Price€14.34
Fastest Train2h 51m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Palm Springs to Santa Ana right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Palm Springs to Santa Ana?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Palm Springs to Santa Ana. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Palm Springs to Santa Ana?

In the last month, €16.90 was the average price of a train ticket from Palm Springs, CA to Santa Ana, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €1.16 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Palm Springs to Santa Ana?

The distance between Palm Springs and Santa Ana is approximately 76 miles, or 123 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 51 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Palm Springs to Santa Ana are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Palm Springs at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Palm Springs to Santa Ana?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Ana to Palm Springs. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Palm Springs to Santa Ana for €25.68.

Which train should you take from Palm Springs to Santa Ana?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Palm Springs, California to Santa Ana, California. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak54h 2m€17.55

Where is the train station in Palm Springs?

Palm Springs has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Santa Ana:

  • SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
  • Palm Springs Station Rd

Where is the train station in Santa Ana?

Santa Ana has one train station:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

Price trends for trains from Palm Springs to Santa Ana

Average prices by travel date

€26€17€9NovDec

Monthly average prices

€21€17€13€9€4JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

€21€17€13€9€43020100

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