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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$29 - $67

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown 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 / ...

$40 - $78

Bus Amtrak  •  7 h 7 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

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara 151.1 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly  •  5 h 54 min

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

$97 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between San Bernardino and Santa Barbara is 140 miles. The road distance is 151.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino, Ca and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Bernardino station to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino-Downtown station and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Bernardino to Santa Barbara via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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