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There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Ojai by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6725 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Ventura, CA 5602 / ...

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Train  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station Coast Starlight

$65 - $176

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Night bus, train  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the night bus from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Ventura Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Ojai 372.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Oakland to Burbank, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak

$132 - $488

Fly San Francisco to Burbank, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak

$98 - $515

Fly San Francisco to Santa Barbara, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SFO - SBA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Ventura Amtrak

BART to Oakland, fly to Santa Barbara, bus, line 16 bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Santa Barbara (SBA) OAK - SBA
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Ventura Amtrak
  4. Take the line 16 bus from Thompson & Figueroa to Ojai Park & Ride

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak

$93 - $373

Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak

$100 - $310

Fly Oakland to Los Angeles, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak

$79 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Ojai is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Ojai is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Ojai. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Ojai Park & Ride via Santa Barbara, CA and Thompson & Figueroa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Ojai is 292 miles. The road distance is 372.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Ojai without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 12 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 25 min to get from San Francisco to Ojai, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Ojai bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Ojai is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 12 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $180 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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San Francisco to Ojai bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ventura, CA station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Ojai.
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  • Distance: 292 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 25 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Ojai, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Ojai via Santa Barbara, Ca, Santa Barbara, CA, Ventura, CA, and Thompson & Figueroa in around 12 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Ojai once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 10 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
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Oakland to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Burbank Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
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.

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 San Francisco, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
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 Santa Barbara, CA to Ventura, CA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Coast Transit
Phone
+1 805-487-4222
Website
goldcoasttransit.org
Bus from Thompson & Figueroa to Ojai Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
goldcoasttransit.org

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Ojai is 373 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to drive from San Francisco to Ojai.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Burbank Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Ojai. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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