There are 10 ways to get from San Jose to Lompoc by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Lompoc-Surf Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$106 - $200

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the night bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6739

$31 - $61

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6725 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station 68 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Gilroy, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Lompoc 246.7 miles

$24 - $35

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SFO - SBP
  3. Take the bus from Transit Center to Mission Plaza

Fly San Jose to Burbank, train, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak

Fly San Jose to Los Angeles, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Santa Barbara, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SFO - SBA
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Bakersfield, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  4. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Lompoc is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Lompoc is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Lompoc is 204 miles. The road distance is 246.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from San Jose to Lompoc, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Lompoc. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Lompoc Amtrak via Santa Barbara Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Lompoc, CA, USA?

You can take a train from San Jose to Lompoc via San Luis Obispo Amtrak and Lompoc-Surf Amtrak in around 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose to Lompoc via Santa Barbara, Ca and Santa Barbara Amtrak in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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 Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
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 Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Lompoc-Surf Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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 Jose, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Night bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Lompoc Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Santa Maria Area Transit
Website
cityofsantamaria.org
Bus from Transit Center to Mission Plaza
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
breezebus.com
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com

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