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

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Train, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tracy, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6725 / ...

$46 - $114

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Train  •  10 h 41 min

  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 Coast Starlight

$67 - $165

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Manteca to Santa Barbara 347.4 miles

$30 - $50

Train, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Santa Barbara  •  7 h 2 min

  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 to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train  •  7 h 20 min

  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

$97 - $382

Train to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$119 - $312

Train to Oakland, fly to Burbank, train  •  8 h 13 min

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

$160 - $544

Train to San Jose, fly to Santa Ana, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$106 - $341

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No, there is no direct bus from Manteca to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Manteca Transit Center Arr and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Tracy, Ca and Hayward, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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

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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 train and bus which takes 9 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Manteca to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tracy, Ca 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 train which takes 10 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Manteca to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Manteca to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 249.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Manteca to Santa Barbara via Sjd San Jose Station and San Jose Diridon Station in around 10 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manteca to Santa Barbara via Tracy Multi-Modal Center, Tracy, Ca, and Hayward, Ca in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Fmt Fremont Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
acerail.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 San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tracy, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
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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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 5 h 53 min to drive from Manteca to Santa Barbara.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

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