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There are 6 ways to get from Cambria to Santa Barbara by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$82 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm 12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Santa Maria Transit Center 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca

$18 - $41

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grover Beach Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$88 - $144

Bus via Santa Maria Airport, CA  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm 12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Hagerman Softball Complex 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$73 - $76

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm 12 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Grover Beach Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cambria to Santa Barbara 139.7 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Cambria to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambria to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambria to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Burton at Main St. and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park, Government Center Osos & Palm and Santa Maria, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Cambria and Santa Barbara is 112 miles. The road distance is 139.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambria to Santa Barbara without a car is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $80 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Cambria to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Cambria to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by San Luis Obispo RTA, depart from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park station.

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The best way to get from Cambria to Santa Barbara is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $80 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $45 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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Cambria to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambria to Santa Barbara is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Cambria to Santa Barbara.

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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Cambria to Santa Barbara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambria to Santa Barbara via Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park, Government Center Osos & Palm, Santa Maria Transit Center, and Santa Maria, Ca in around 6 h 41 min.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Grover Beach Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Santa Maria Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Hagerman Softball Complex
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
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 Santa Maria, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Grover Beach Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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