There are 4 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Anaheim by bus, train 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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9489 / ...

$25 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus Amtrak  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Anaheim 121.4 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Anaheim is to bus which costs $8 - $16 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Anaheim is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Anaheim is 110 miles. The road distance is 121.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Santa Barbara to Anaheim, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Anaheim. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Anaheim, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The nearest airport to Anaheim is Santa Ana (SNA) Airport which is 11.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Long Beach (LGB) (13.3 miles), Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) (24 miles), Los Angeles (LAX) (29.5 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (87.3 miles).

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  • Distance: 110.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Anaheim, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Anaheim via Los Angeles, Ca in around 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Anaheim 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
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 Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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