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There are 11 ways to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Newark to Santa Maria  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Santa Maria (SMX) EWR - SMX

$116 - $571

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Fly New York La Guardia to Santa Maria  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Santa Maria (SMX) LGA - SMX

$195 - $660

Fly Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt  •  11h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) EWR - SBP

$199 - $777

Fly New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt  •  12h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) LGA - SBP

$228 - $406

Fly Newark to Los Angeles, bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Los Angeles (LAX) EWR - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$171 - $421

Fly New York JFK to Los Angeles, bus  •  12h 16m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) JFK - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$206 - $381

Bus  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Los Angeles "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Santa Maria "Greyhound"

$316 - $472

Bus via Los Angeles Airport (LAX)  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from New York to El Monte "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$363 - $478

Train, bus via New Orleans  •  3 days 13h

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$395 - $543

Train, bus  •  3 days 19h

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$421 - $576

Drive  •  46h 55m

  1. Drive from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) 2969.2 miles

$290 - $420

New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) by train and bus

The journey time between New York and Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is around 3 days 1h and covers a distance of around 3120 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 1h. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Greyhound USA and others, the New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Santa Maria Public Airport. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 days 1h
Fastest journey time:
3 days 1h
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$328
Carbon emissions:
621 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:05
Last service departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) train and bus schedules

New York → Santa Maria Airport (SMX)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is to fly which costs $220 - $410 and takes 12h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX). However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Santa Maria Airport, CA via El Monte Station - Upper Level, Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza and Los Angeles Airport, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1h.

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The distance between New York and Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is 2552 miles. The road distance is 2969.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 23h and costs $310 - $480.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX), including transfers.

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New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is to fly which takes 9h 25m and costs $110 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $310 - $480 and takes 2 days 23h.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Santa Maria Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 32m and has one stopover.

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New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) bus services, operated by Central Coast Shuttle, arrive at Santa Maria Airport, CA station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX).
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  • Distance: 2552.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Santa Maria Airport (SMX), USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) via Newark, Newark, Los Angeles, and SM Transit Center 4S in around 2 days 23h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Santa Maria via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Newark to Santa Maria via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Newark to Santa Maria via Nashville, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Newark to Santa Maria via Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to Santa Maria via Santa Ana, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Santa Maria via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Washington Dulles, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Pensacola, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Columbus, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Santa Maria via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.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 Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550
Bus from Los Angeles to Santa Maria
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York to El Monte
Ave. Duration
2 days 19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550

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Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is 3h behind New York. It is currently 8:29 AM in New York and 5:29 AM in Santa Maria Airport (SMX).

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) is 2969 miles. It takes approximately 46h 55m to drive from New York to Santa Maria Airport (SMX).

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Spirit Airlines, Allegiant Air, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Santa Maria Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Santa Maria Airport (SMX). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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