There are 5 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  13 min

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

$19 - $35

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Haley & Garden to Carpinteria & Elm 20 / ...

$1 - $45

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria 11.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria 11.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria 11.4 miles

$21 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 12 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Carpinteria is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.4 miles.

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The train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Carpinteria Amtrak takes 13 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haley & Garden and arriving at Carpinteria & Elm. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak and arriving at Carpinteria Amtrak. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Santa Barbara MTD operates a bus from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 38 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Carpinteria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Santa Barbara MTD
Phone
+1 805-963-3366
Website
sbmtd.gov
Bus from Haley & Garden to Carpinteria & Elm
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sbmtd.gov
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Carpinteria, CA
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Haley at Garden to Carpinteria Ave at Maple
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Carpinteria, CA
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Uber Santa Barbara
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
ASSIST
$21 - $28
uberX
$21 - $28
WAV
$21 - $28
uberXL
$30 - $40
SELECT
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$60 - $75
Taxi from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Santa Barbara Checker Cab Co
Phone
+1 855-469-8686
Website
facebook.com
Warrior Cab
Phone
+1 805-896-0443
Website
taxicabservice.org
Lucky Cab
Phone
+1 805-968-5020
Website
luckycab.com

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