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

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Night bus, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hemet Transit @ Train Depot to Vine St Layover 212
  2. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$42 - $82

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall to Vine St Layover 212
  2. Take the bus from Riverside, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  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 Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$44 - $85

Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Florida + Alessandro to Galleria @ Tyler 27
  2. Take the bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Harbor FS Katella 200
  3. Take the bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Lax

$72 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Hemet to Santa Barbara 182.1 miles

$17 - $26

Night bus, train, fly to Santa Barbara  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hemet Transit @ Train Depot to Vine St Layover
  2. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$98 - $237

Bus, bus to San Diego, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  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

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Hemet to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall and arriving at Santa Barbara, CA via Riverside, CA and Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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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 night bus and train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Hemet to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, depart from Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall station.

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The best way to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 6 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Hemet to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 163.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

You can take a bus from Hemet to Santa Barbara via Vine St Layover, Riverside, CA, and Los Angeles, CA in around 6 h 58 min. 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 Amtrak in around 7 h 57 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
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Perris Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Night bus from Hemet Transit @ Train Depot to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Florida + Alessandro to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Harbor FS Katella
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Hemet Transit @ Train Depot to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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
1 h 37 min
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com

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

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

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