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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Monte Station E to Pomona Transit Center Silver Streak

$25 - $59

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA 4591
  2. Take the bus from Aliso St and Los Angeles St E to Pomona Transit Center Silver Streak

$2 - $9

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

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

$31 - $70

Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak 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, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBA - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Downtown Pomona station

$96 - $235

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, Ca, El Monte, Ca, and El Monte Station E in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santa Barbara to Pomona via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 4 h 27 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Pomona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Foothill Transit
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Aliso St and Los Angeles St E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Barbara to Pomona?

The distance between Santa Barbara and Pomona is 183 km. The road distance is 200 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which costs $1 - $10 and takes 4 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona?

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

Is there a direct train between Santa Barbara and Pomona?

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

Is there a direct bus between Santa Barbara and Pomona?

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Pomona. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Pomona Transit Center via Los Angeles, Ca and El Monte Station E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona?

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Santa Barbara to Pomona, including transfers.