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There are 7 ways to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara by bus, train, car, taxi or plane

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Bus Amtrak  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Hemet - East Amtrak Bus Stop to Riverside Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Riverside, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station

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Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Perris Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station 91/Pvl
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$44 - $85

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Bus via Springhill Suites  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Harbor FS Katella 200
  2. Take the bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Lax

$74 - $94

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Hemet to Santa Barbara 182.1 miles

$17 - $26

Taxi to Indio/Palm Springs, fly, bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Hemet to Indio/Palm Springs
  2. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Los Angeles (LAX) PSP - LAX
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$382 - $692

Bus, bus to San Diego, fly  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Hemet Transit @ Train Depot to Escondido Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Escondido Transit Center to India St & C St
  3. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$146 - $404

Train, fly to Santa Barbara  •  9h 6m

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

$94 - $232

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The cheapest way to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hemet to Santa Barbara station. However, there are services departing from Hemet - East Amtrak Bus Stop and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station via Riverside, CA and Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Hemet and Santa Barbara is 164 miles. The road distance is 182.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara without a car is to bus which takes 7h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 26m to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Hemet to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Hemet - East Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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The best way to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara is to bus which takes 7h 26m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Hemet to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 163.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Hemet to Santa Barbara via Riverside Amtrak, Riverside, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Los Angeles Union Station in around 7h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hemet to Santa Barbara via Perris Transit Center, Perris Downtown station, L. A. Union Station station, and Los Angeles Union Station in around 7h 41m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Perris Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
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
Bus 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
Bus from Hemet - East Amtrak Bus Stop to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Harbor FS Katella
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Hemet Transit @ Train Depot to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Disneyland Resort Express
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Email
anaheim.reservations@coachusa.com
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
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
Other operators
Taxi from Hemet to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
58m
Estimated price
$190 - $230

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Yes, the driving distance between Hemet to Santa Barbara is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Hemet to Santa Barbara.

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United Airlines offers flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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

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