There are 4 ways to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$28 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $84

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Anaheim-ARTIC station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA 4591

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara 136.5 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Santa Ana Airport (SNA) and Santa Barbara is 118 miles. The road distance is 136.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Von Karman-Quartz and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Santa Ana, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Ana Airport (SNA), USA and Santa Barbara, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Santa Barbara 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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 Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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