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There are 5 ways to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Orange station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$37 - $75

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Bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$28 - $44

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Train, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Orange station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Orange Station to Santa Barbara 128.1 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  4h 58m

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

$96 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orange Station to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Orange Trans Ctr - Dock 1 and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Santa Ana, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Orange Station station to Santa Barbara station. However, there are services departing from Orange station and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Orange Station and Santa Barbara is 115 miles. The road distance is 128.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Orange Station to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Orange Station to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Orange station.

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The best way to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Orange Station to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 114.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

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

You can take a train from Orange Station to Santa Barbara via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station in around 4h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orange Station to Santa Barbara via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 5h 32m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Orange station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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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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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
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 Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $55
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orange Station to Santa Barbara is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Orange Station to Santa Barbara.

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

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There are 185+ hotels available in Santa Barbara. Prices start at $152 USD per night.

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