Los Angeles to SNA Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $1
Fastest Way Train — 1h 7min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 5 lb CO2
Available Modes 5 modes — public transit, train, rideshare, shuttle and by car
Distance 34 miles
Travel Companies Metrolink, Lyft, Uber
Public Transit
$22 · 1h 18min · 6 lb of CO2
Civic Center to Tustin
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Public Transit from Los Angeles airport

It's very common to take public transportation from Los Angeles to SNA. 4 public transportation providers, including , Metrolink, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Los Angeles, you can hop on at Civic Center, Los Angeles Union Station, Little Tokyo/Arts District and ride all the way to Tustin, Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center.

Train
$1 · 1h 16min · 6 lb of CO2
Los Angeles Union Station to Tustin
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Public Transit from Los Angeles airport

It's very common to take public transportation from Los Angeles to SNA. 4 public transportation providers, including , Metrolink, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Los Angeles, you can hop on at Civic Center, Los Angeles Union Station, Little Tokyo/Arts District and ride all the way to Tustin, Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center.

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Rideshare
$33 · 1h 7min · 12 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to SNA

Los Angeles airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at SNA John Wayne Arpt Orange Co. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at Los Angeles and take you all the way to SNA. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at Los Angeles, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$67 · 1h 7min · 12 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to SNA
Drive
$5 · 50min · 10 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to SNA

Drive from Los Angeles airport

It's 34 miles between Los Angeles to SNA. On a typical day, it might take between 50min and 53min from Los Angeles to SNA under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 55min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to SNA 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 $4.

What is the best way to travel from Los Angeles to SNA?

The are 7 different ways across 5 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Los Angeles to SNA. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of Los Angeles Union Station towards Tustin, as it is the cheapest to SNA. It's common to find tickets for as low as $1. Metrolink operates from Los Angeles to SNA, so you book your trip with them! Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from Los Angeles to SNA?

The trip to SNA is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Los Angeles. The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to SNA is $1 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 16 minutes with the train. Need help getting to the airport from Los Angeles? Short trips to the airport do not usually require advance booking. Rideshares are generally ready for pickup when you are. If you need additionally transportation options, then you'll need at least 72 hours at the shortest to book other types of short airport connections, including shuttles, private vans, limousines, or private transfers to SNA. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at SNA. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Since public transportation is available, you might be able to take this mode instead. This should help remediate any issues related to traffic and will be cheaper. Shuttle service may be available as well. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

What's the cheapest way from Los Angeles to SNA?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Los Angeles to SNA is by train. The train costs $1 roughly and will take 1 hour 16 minutes.

Does the go to SNA Santa Ana?

Yes or you can take to the airport. The picks up at and drops off at . The takes 1 hour 18 minutes and costs $33. You can take the train to the SNA Santa Ana.

How long does it take from Los Angeles to SNA by car?

The total distance between Los Angeles and SNA is 34 miles and will take you about 50 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $5.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Metrolink Metrolink from Los Angeles to SNA
Useful Links Schedule Website
Customer Service800-371-5465
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