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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Amtrak  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center Silver Streak

$1 - $5

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Train, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center Silver Streak

$31 - $70

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 12 min

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

$25 - $59

Train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$52 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Pomona 125.2 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBA - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center

$82 - $217

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona is to bus which costs $1 - $5 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara station to Pomona. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station and arriving at Pomona Transit Center via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Barbara station to Pomona. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station and arriving at Pomona Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Pomona is 115 miles. The road distance is 125.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $1 - $5.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona, including transfers.

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Santa Barbara to Pomona bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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Santa Barbara to Pomona train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $1 - $5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona.
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  • Distance: 114.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Pomona via Los Angeles Union Station and Union Station in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santa Barbara to Pomona via Los Angeles Union Station in around 4 h 27 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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Pomona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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The quickest flight from Santa Barbara Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Santa Barbara to Pomona bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Pomona Transit Center station.

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Santa Barbara to Pomona train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pomona Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Pomona is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Pomona.

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

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There are 176+ hotels available in Pomona. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Barbara Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $1 - $2.

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