There are 5 ways to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara by bus, train, car, tram or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$26 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$32 - $67

Bus Amtrak  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda 78/79/378
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Arcadia to Santa Barbara 105.9 miles

$10 - $15

Tram, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the tram from Arcadia Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$89 - $222

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The cheapest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Arcadia and Santa Barbara is 97 miles. The road distance is 105.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arcadia to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Santa Anita / Bonita and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via El Monte, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Arcadia, CA, USA and Santa Barbara, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arcadia to Santa Barbara hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arcadia to Santa Barbara 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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