Travel from San-Jose to Santa-Barbara

Bus or train from San Jose to Santa Barbara?

Amtrak operates a bus from San Jose to Santa Barbara twice daily, and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Greyhound USA also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Jose to Santa Barbara once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 48 min.

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How to get from San Jose to Santa Barbara

From San Jose, CA Amtrak Thruway to Santa Barbara, CA. 6 h 5 min $33. From San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak train to Santa Barbara Amtrak. 7 h 48 min $102. From San Jose drive to Santa Barbara. 4 h 58 min $35. From San Jose Diridon Caltrain Caltrain to Millbrae, BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Santa Barbara airport, then line 11 bus to Santa Barbara. 4 h 29 min $275. From Coleman & Earthquake line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Santa Barbara. 5 h 20 min $217. From Coleman & Earthquake line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, then bus to Santa Barbara. 5 h 37 min $207. From San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak train to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Santa Barbara. 6 h 24 min $305. From Coleman & Earthquake line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Long Beach airport, bus to Wardlow Station, tram to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, then train to Santa Barbara. 8 h $141.