There are 8 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1446

$59 - $140

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Oakland, CA - Jack London 4796 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$32

6 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight

$73 - $191

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Folsom 413.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Santa Barbara to San Francisco, BART, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Francisco (SFO) SBA - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
  3. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$210 - $460

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Sacramento  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF) LAX - SMF

$119 - $290

Train to Burbank, fly to Sacramento  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Sacramento (SMF) BUR - SMF

$144 - $375

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Sacramento  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Sacramento (SMF) SNA - SMF

$191 - $476

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

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Folsom via Los Angeles, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, and 7Th St & Capitol Ave in around 11 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Folsom once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Barbara to Folsom?

The distance between Santa Barbara and Folsom is 491 km. The road distance is 661 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom is to Amtrak Thruway and train which costs $32 and takes 13 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom?

The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom is to drive which takes 7 h 4 min and costs $40 - $60.

Is there a direct bus between Santa Barbara and Folsom?

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Folsom. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Hazel Ave & Hazel Hill Ct. via Los Angeles, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd and 7Th St & Capitol Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom?

It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to get from Santa Barbara to Folsom, including transfers.