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Santa Ana - Simi Valley Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

5 trains operate daily from Santa Ana to Simi Valley. The train trip from Santa Ana to Simi Valley is usually about 2 hours and 9 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train can get you there in as little as 2 hours and 6 minutes.

Distance64 mi (102 km)
Fastest train2h 6m
Lowest price$30.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pacific Surfliner
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Santa Ana to Simi Valley

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Which train should you take from Santa Ana to Simi Valley?

2 train services operate from Santa Ana to Simi Valley. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 9m$30.00
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner42h 10m$30.00
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Santa Ana to Simi Valley every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $30.

  • The Pacific Surfliner is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs along the Pacific coast of Southern California, connecting San Luis Obispo to the north with San Diego to the south. The line is among the most famous Amtrak routes due to the unique scenic views it presents, as the train parallels the coastline for large portions of the 268-mile railroad stretch. The Pacific Surfliner offers first-class amenities like onboard restrooms, free WiFi, seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as storage racks for surfboards. On average, the service offers 4 train trips from Santa Ana to Simi Valley every day, and prices for a one-way train ticket start from $30.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Santa Ana and Simi Valley is approximately 64 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 6 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.

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Santa Ana to Simi Valley. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Santa Ana at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Santa Ana to Simi Valley.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Simi Valley to Santa Ana.

City Information

Santa Ana

Santa Ana, CA, US - SNA-0

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Santa Ana is a sunny city in Orange County located between Anaheim and Irvine in the greater Los Angeles area. Downtown Santa Ana bustles with independent breweries, diverse restaurants, unique retail shops, weekly pop-up markets, and art centers. This lively downtown area, in addition to Santa Ana's live-work housing and creative working spaces, make it attractive to young professionals.

One of the most popular spots for visitors is the Santa Ana Zoo, where little ones can enjoy a carousel and mini-train ride along with the animal exhibits. Architecture enthusiasts will love seeing the Bowers Museum, built in a Mission Revival style, and the Heritage Museum, which has restored homes from the 1890s.

The Orange County Transportation Authority and several shuttle services provide transit within Santa Ana. Santa Ana is easily accessible from over 20 other cities by Amtrak Thruway bus or on the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train. The primary airport for Orange County, John Wayne Airport, is located in Santa Ana and also makes it easy to travel to this vibrant SoCal spot.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Santa Ana?

Main departure station: Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

There is one train station in Santa Ana.

All train stations in Santa Ana:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

Where is the train station in Simi Valley?

Main arrival station: Amtrak - Metrolink Station

Simi Valley has one train station.

All train stations in Simi Valley:

  • Amtrak - Metrolink Station

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