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

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

Recommended option

BART to San Francisco, fly to Santa Barbara  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the BART from Dublin/Pleasanton to Daly City
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SFO - SBA

$182 - $397

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

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

$42 - $99

5 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Burbank, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$134 - $496

BART to San Francisco, fly to Burbank, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the BART from Dublin/Pleasanton to Daly City
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$104 - $530

Train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Coast Starlight

$62 - $159

Train, bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station 68 / ...
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Gilroy, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Pleasanton to Santa Barbara 316.9 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pleasanton to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Pleasanton to Santa Barbara is to BART and fly which costs $180 - $400 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Pleasanton and Santa Barbara is 256 miles. The road distance is 316.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Pleasanton to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Pleasanton station to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Pld Pleasanton Station and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from Pleasanton to Santa Barbara via Sjd San Jose Station and San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak in around 9 h 47 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pleasanton to Santa Barbara hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin/Pleasanton to Daly City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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 San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak 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
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 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 Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
vta.org
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mst.org

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