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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Riverside to Santa Ana?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest Train1h 41m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Riverside 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 Riverside to Santa Ana?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Riverside 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 Riverside to Santa Ana?

In the last month, $15.99 was the average price of a train ticket from Riverside, 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 5 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.95 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Riverside to Santa Ana?

The distance between Riverside and Santa Ana is approximately 31 miles, or 49 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 41 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Riverside to Santa Ana are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Riverside at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Riverside to Santa Ana?

Trains leave the station in Riverside twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, 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 Riverside.

Which train should you take from Riverside to Santa Ana?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Riverside, California to Santa Ana, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22h 37m$16.62

Where is the train station in Riverside?

There is one train station in Riverside:

  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St

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 Riverside to Santa Ana

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10OctNov

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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