The distance between Santa Ana to Riverside is 30.65 miles or 49.32 km. A train trip from Santa Ana to Riverside typically takes 3 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 23 minutes to get from Santa Ana to Riverside.
A train getaway to Riverside clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Riverside before you have to hop on the train back to Santa Ana. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Riverside. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Saturday trains from Santa Ana to Riverside 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Ana to Riverside start from $14.00, and on average cost $19.50. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Riverside. Amtrak in Santa Ana leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd, And in Riverside trains arrive at Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St,
From Santa Ana to Riverside train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 23 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $18.86 for a one-way train ticket to Riverside.