Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center (SARTC)
The Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center (SARTC), also known as The Depot, is the focal point of transportation in Orange County. It combines Amtrak, Metrolink, Orange County Transit Authority, intercity and interstate bus transportation, and airport and taxi services all in one location. The SARTC is close to five freeways and only minutes from the Orange County (John Wayne) airport, Disneyland, Main Place Mall, Bowers Museum, the Civic Center complex and the Downtown Historical District.
This beautifully designed 47,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style building is located on seven acres of land and includes a five-story theme tower. Unique features such as a cooling three-tiered fountain, tile-paved pedestrian arcades, a spectacular entry rotunda, a three-story domed translucent ceiling, and sweeping monumental stairways complement the facility. In addition, the SARTC has conference rooms, a covered four-story parking structure, and a new pedestrian bridge that marries the east platform to the rest of the facility.
On the main floor, guests can relax in the inviting lobby area or the handsomely landscaped courtyard. The lobby's decorative tile accents, hand-carved wooden benches, imported stone floors, and impressive coffered ceiling impart a Mediterranean atmosphere.
Outside the SARTC, ceramic tile roofs, paved walkways, and Spanish-style lighting continue to set the historical mood. Monumental stairways cascade from the upper floors that include patios and observation platforms. Extensive exterior landscaping throughout the facility also adds to the distinctive old world flavor that is part of the one hundred plus years' heritage of Santa Ana.
The SARTC has beautiful conference rooms, a handsomely landscaped courtyard, and a decorative lobby area available for rent. For more information about the SARTC, please contact the Property Management Office at (714) 565-2690. We are also a popular location for engagement or other special occasion photos. An application must be filed for all staged photo sessions and filming projects at least five business days in advance. Commuter Bicycle Locker Program information.
Parking for travelers and visitors is free of charge up to 72 hours. Bicycle lockers are also available for rent. Commuter Bicycle Locker Program information.
The SARTC maintains security officers on site 24 hours a day, year-round. For any security-related issues, such as lost and found or parking management, please contact the security guard on duty at 657-401-2263 .