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

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Bus Santa Barbara Airbus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Disney's Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport Hotels
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Lax

$70 - $85

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Train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $87

3 alternative options

Bus Amtrak  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to 6th / Hill 460
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara 128.8 miles

$12 - $19

Bus, fly  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Disney's Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$111 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Disney's Disneyland Hotel and arriving at Santa Barbara, CA via Los Angeles Airport, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Garden Grove and Santa Barbara is 111 miles. The road distance is 128.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $70 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Garden Grove to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Disneyland Resort Express, depart from Disney's Disneyland Hotel station.

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The best way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $70 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $90 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 57m.

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Garden Grove to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Santa Barbara Airbus, arrive at Santa Barbara, CA station.

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Map of how to get from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 110.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles Airport and Los Angeles Airport, CA in around 4h 20m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3h 33m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
57m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Disneyland Resort Express
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Email
anaheim.reservations@coachusa.com
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Disney's Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to 6th / Hill
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Garden Grove to Santa Barbara is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Garden Grove to Santa Barbara.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Santa Barbara. Prices start at $126 USD per night.

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