There are 5 ways to get from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Claremont station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$38 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to El Monte Station W Silver Streak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$25 - $62

3 alternative options

Bus Amtrak  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St Silver Streak / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara 126.3 miles

$12 - $18

Train, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Claremont station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$95 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Claremont McKenna College and Santa Barbara is 117 miles. The road distance is 126.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Montclair Transit Center and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via El Monte, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Claremont McKenna College station to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Claremont station and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara.

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  • Distance: 116.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Claremont McKenna College, CA, USA and Santa Barbara, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara via Claremont station, L. A. Union Station station, and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Claremont McKenna College to Santa Barbara via Montclair Transit Center, El Monte Station W, El Monte, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to El Monte Station W
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Greyhound USA
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

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