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Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA by bus

The journey from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA by bus is 1,662.1 mi and takes 52 hr 50 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:10 PM and the last at 5:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA by bus for as little as $122.07 or as much as $202.13. The best price for this journey is $122.07.

Lowest Price$122.07
Journey Duration52 hr 50 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$122.07
Highest Price$202.13
First Departure12:10 PM
Last Departure5:55 PM
Distance1,662.1 mi
DepartureMadison, WI
ArrivalSanta Ana, CA
CarriersGreyhound

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA?

Prices will vary when you travel from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $162.10 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $122.07, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $162.10 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA.

How long does it take to get from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA by bus?

The distance between Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA is approximately 1,662.1 mi. In general, it will take you about 52 hr 50 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Madison, WI and Santa Ana, CA by bus usually takes 52 hr 50 min to cover a distance of 1,662.1 mi. The shortest journey from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA will take you 51 hr 35 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Santa Ana, CA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA, which usually leaves at 12:10 PM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 5:55 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA, which usually leaves at 12:10 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 5:55 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do departures from Madison, WI leave for Santa Ana, CA?

The route from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Madison, WI 1 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA

The cheapest Madison, WI - Santa Ana, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $81.20 if you’re lucky, or $93.63 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Santa Ana, CA by bus

When travelling to Santa Ana, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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187.24kg
Bus
200.62kg
Flight
534.98kg
Car
427.98kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA?
A bus ticket from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA is $162.10. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $122.07.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA is $122.07. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Madison, WI and Santa Ana, CA by bus?
Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA is 1,662.1 mi.
How long does the bus between Madison, WI and Santa Ana, CA take?
Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA is on average 52 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 51 hr 35 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA?
Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA departs at 12:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA depart?
The latest bus from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA departs at 5:55 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $122.07 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Madison, WI to go to Santa Ana, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Madison, WI and Santa Ana, CA is 51 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct bus from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Madison, WI and Santa Ana, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Madison, WI to Santa Ana, CA creates 200.62kg of CO2 emissions.

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