There are 5 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 54 min

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

$30 - $73

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Bus, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station Orange County Line

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$40 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station 149.9 miles

$14 - $22

Fly, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBA - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station

$96 - $233

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Crown Valley-Cabot via Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station station. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak and arriving at Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station via Irvine station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station is 131 miles. The road distance is 149.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station, including transfers.

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Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Santa Barbara Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station.
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  • Distance: 131.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station via Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 7, and Crown Valley-Cabot in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Laguna Niguel/ Mission Viejo station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Irvine Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
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 Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Irvine Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station.

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United Airlines offers flights from Santa Barbara Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 401+ hotels available in Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Barbara Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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