Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Ojai 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 35 min. Gold Coast Transit also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Ventura County Transportation Commission operates a bus from Santa Barbara to Ojai every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Gold Coast Transit also services this route hourly.
From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to Thompson & Figueroa then line 16 bus to Ojai Ave & Blanche. 2 h 2 min $33. From Figueroa at Chapala bus to Vtc then line 16 bus to Ojai Park & Ride. 2 h 49 min $5. From Santa Barbara taxi to Ojai. 45 min $166. From Santa Barbara drive to Ojai. 45 min $4.