There are 5 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$31 - $70

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

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

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus, line 70 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Olive / 5th to Garvey / Garfield 70 / ...

$18 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park 104.6 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, line 70 bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBA - LAX
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Garvey / Garfield

$88 - $223

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Garvey / Garfield via 7th / Decatur and Olive / 5th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Monterey Park is 94 miles. The road distance is 104.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park, including transfers.

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Santa Barbara to Monterey Park bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 70 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 11 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 Monterey Park bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Monterey Park is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park.

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

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park.
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  • Distance: 93.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Monterey Park via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Grand, and Olive / 5th in around 3 h 11 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
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Olive / 5th to Garvey / Garfield
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Garvey / Garfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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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There are 1829+ hotels available in Monterey Park. Prices start at $99 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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