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There are 9 ways to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Manteca to Bakersfield 498 Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Night bus, bus  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Manteca Wal-Mart Arr to VTA Parkout C Arrive 172 / ...
  2. Take the bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17
  3. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca

$38 - $84

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Train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Coast Starlight

$67 - $165

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Manteca to Santa Barbara 347.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Stockton to Los Angeles, bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Stockton (SCK) to Los Angeles (LAX) SCK - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$147 - $477

Train to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station

$97 - $385

Train, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Santa Barbara  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SFO - SBA

$194 - $413

Train, train to Oakland, fly to Santa Barbara  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Fmt Fremont Station
  2. Take the train from Fremont Amtrak Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Santa Barbara (SBA) OAK - SBA

$83 - $431

Bus to Sacramento, fly to Burbank, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Manteca to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Burbank (BUR) SMF - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station

$142 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $480 and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manteca to Santa Barbara station. However, there are services departing from Manteca and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station via Greyhound/18th St. and Bakersfield Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manteca station to Santa Barbara station. However, there are services departing from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station via San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 41m.

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The distance between Manteca and Santa Barbara is 250 miles. The road distance is 347.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara without a car is to bus which takes 10h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 27m to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Manteca to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Manteca station.

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Manteca to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station.

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The best way to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara is to bus which takes 10h 27m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 10h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 249.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 27m

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

You can take a bus from Manteca to Santa Barbara via Greyhound/18th St. and Bakersfield Amtrak Station in around 10h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manteca to Santa Barbara via Sjd San Jose Station and San Jose Diridon Station in around 10h 41m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Stockton to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
ACE
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
ACE
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Fmt Fremont Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
ACE
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Fremont Amtrak Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Caltrain
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Manteca to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Manteca to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Phone
(209) 943-1111
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Night bus from Manteca Wal-Mart Arr to VTA Parkout C Arrive
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
More information at
San Joaquin RTD
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 Santa Cruz, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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

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

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Manteca to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manteca to Santa Barbara is 347 miles. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Manteca to Santa Barbara.

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