Cheap San Francisco to Santa Ana  train tickets

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How much are San Francisco to Santa Ana train tickets?

Lowest Price$56.00
Fastest10h 40m
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Santa Ana ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Santa Ana is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Francisco to Santa Ana was $56.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $6.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from San Francisco to Santa Ana ? How far is San Francisco to Santa Ana ?

The distance between San Francisco to Santa Ana is 377.77 miles or 607.81 km. A train trip from San Francisco to Santa Ana typically takes 15 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Ana faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 10 hours and 40 minutes to get from San Francisco to Santa Ana.

Going from San Francisco to Santa Ana by train takes over 15 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from San Francisco to Santa Ana are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Francisco to Santa Ana

Typically there are 12 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Ana. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Santa Ana route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Santa Ana, usually offering 12 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Santa Ana, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Francisco to Santa Ana, which start at $41.00.

One train carrier connects San Francisco to Santa Ana

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Santa Ana start from $56.00, and on average cost $65.08. Daily there are 12 Amtrak schedules to Santa Ana. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. And in Santa Ana trains arrive at Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd,

From San Francisco to Santa Ana train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Ana faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $71.78 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Ana.

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Avg. Time
15h 31m
Avg. Price
$65.08

Plan your next adventure:

There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Santa Ana that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 835 Market St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 835 Market St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Ana from San Francisco., The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd.
  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd