Travel from Goleta to San-Francisco

Train, bus or fly from Goleta to San Francisco?

United Airlines flies from Goleta to San Francisco 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Goleta to San Francisco via San Luis Obispo Amtrak and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 9 hours 46 minutes.

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How to get from Goleta to San Francisco

ModeDurationPrice
From Hollister & Nectarine line 11 bus to Santa Barbara airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.2 h 57 min$268
From Goleta Amtrak train to San Luis Obispo Amtrak, train to San Jose Diridon Caltrain, then Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain.9 h 46 min$128
From Goleta Amtrak train to Santa Barbara, CA, Amtrak Thruway to Oakland, CA - Jack London, walk to Lake Merritt, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza.10 h 30 min
From Hollister & Pine line 11 bus to Santa Barbara, CA then bus to San Francisco, CA.10 h 43 min$71
From Goleta drive to San Francisco.5 h 38 min$39

How long does it take to get from Goleta to San Francisco?

It takes approximately 2 hours 57 minutes to get from Goleta to San Francisco, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Goleta and San Francisco?

No, there is no direct train from Goleta to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Goleta Amtrak and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain via San Luis Obispo Amtrak and San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 hours 46 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Goleta and San Francisco?

No, there is no direct bus from Goleta to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Hollister & Pine and arriving at San Francisco, CA via Santa Barbara, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 hours 43 minutes.

Operators from Goleta to San Francisco

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Santa Barbara MTD+1 805-963-3366Santa Barbara MTD
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
BARTBART
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
CaltrainCaltrain
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA