|Bus$15 | 1h 21min||Train$29 | 1h 4min||Bus8 lb of CO2|
It's 53 miles between Anaheim to Santa Clarita. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 18min and 1h 22min from Anaheim to Santa Clarita under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 26min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Santa Clarita by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.
We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $7.
Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.
The trip to Santa Clarita is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Anaheim. The cheapest way to get from Anaheim to Santa Clarita is $15 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 21 minutes with the bus. The earlier you can book your trip to Santa Clarita, the better.
While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Santa Clarita is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Anaheim/Santa Clarita buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Anaheim is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Anaheim CA and Santa Clarita during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!
The plus side of taking the train from Anaheim to Santa Clarita? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Santa Clarita traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Santa Clarita is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.