Travel from Santa-Barbara to Newport-Beach

Train, bus or fly from Santa Barbara to Newport Beach?

Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Newport Beach 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, Santa Barbara Airbus operates a bus from Santa Barbara to Newport Beach every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

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How to get from Santa Barbara to Newport Beach

From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak then taxi to Newport Beach. 4 h 20 min $106. From Santa Barbara, CA bus to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal, bus to Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, line 94 bus to 7Th-Channel, then line 1 bus to Coast-Balboa Coves. 5 h 38 min $68. From Santa Barbara, CA Amtrak Thruway to L. A. Union Station station, train to Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6, then line 47 bus to Balboa-35Th. 6 h 17 min $10. From Santa Barbara drive to Newport Beach. 2 h 22 min $16. From Arrellaga & De La Vina bus to Santa Barbara airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, line 94 bus to 7Th-Channel, then line 1 bus to Newport Beach. 5 h 49 min $134.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $74 - $127
      • Duration: 4 h 20 min
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