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

Fly Oakland to Burbank, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$130 - $486

Cheapest option

BART to Concord, fly to Burbank, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the BART from Powell St. to Concord
  2. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak

$61 - $303

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Fly San Francisco to Burbank, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$96 - $513

Fly San Francisco to Santa Barbara, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SFO - SBA
  2. Take the bus from Hollister and Kellogg EB to Santa Clara and Oak EB

$178 - $393

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train  •  6 h 6 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 Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak

$91 - $368

Fly San Francisco to Los Angeles, train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$104 - $316

Fly Oakland to Los Angeles, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$83 - $269

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 55 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 / ...

Train  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$84 - $204

Night bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Ventura, CA 5602 / ...

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Ventura 366.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Ventura is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Ventura is to fly and train which costs $95 - $550 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Ventura is 300 miles. The road distance is 366.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from San Francisco to Ventura, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Ventura. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Ventura, CA via Santa Barbara, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Ventura via Santa Barbara, Ca and Santa Barbara, CA in around 10 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Ventura via Lake Merritt, Oakland Jack London Square Station, and Santa Barbara Amtrak in around 12 h 9 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
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 Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport 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 Amtrak 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
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak 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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. to Concord
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Hollister and Kellogg EB to Santa Clara and Oak EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
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 San Francisco, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Ventura, CA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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