Travel from San-Francisco to Santa-Barbara

Train, bus or fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco to Santa Barbara 5 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Santa Barbara once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 8 h 59 min.

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How to get from San Francisco to Santa Barbara

From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Santa Barbara airport, then line 11 bus to Santa Barbara. 3 h 41 min $269. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Santa Barbara. 5 h 55 min $276. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Santa Barbara. 5 h 52 min $222. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, then bus to Santa Barbara. 6 h 12 min $166. From San Francisco, CA bus to Santa Barbara, CA. 8 h 59 min $72. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Lake Merritt, walk to Oakland, CA - Jack London, then Amtrak Thruway to Santa Barbara, CA. 10 h 14 min. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Lake Merritt, walk to Oakland Jack London Square Station, then train to Santa Barbara Amtrak. 10 h 34 min $113. From San Francisco drive to Santa Barbara. 5 h 44 min $40.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Santa Barbara?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Santa Barbara, CA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 hours.