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There are 5 ways to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St Silver Streak / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$33 - $72

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Bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St Silver Streak / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Patsaouras Transit Plaza 699
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA 4591

Train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$39 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara 133.5 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Foothill @ Archibald Wb Fs and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak via Montclair Transit Center and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Rancho Cucamonga and Santa Barbara is 123 miles. The road distance is 133.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $30 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Montclair Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara is to bus which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara.

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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara via Montclair Trans Center, Montclair Transit Center, Arcadia St and Alameda St, and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Barbara via Montclair Trans Center, Montclair station, L. A. Union Station station, and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 59 min.

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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Montclair station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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