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

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

Fly from Santa Barbara, taxi  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Hermosillo (HMO) SBA - HMO
  2. Take a taxi from Hermosillo to San Carlos

$166 - $1,221

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa, taxi  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Hermosillo
  3. Take a taxi from Hermosillo to San Carlos

$74 - $156

4 alternative options

Train to Tijuana, fly, taxi  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Hermosillo (HMO) TIJ - HMO
  3. Take a taxi from Hermosillo to San Carlos

$131 - $387

Bus TAP Royal International, taxi  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Hermosillo TAP
  3. Take a taxi from Hermosillo TAP to San Carlos

$134 - $161

Train, bus, taxi  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tucson, AZ to Nogales, MX
  4. Take the bus from Nogales TAP to Hermosillo Tap
  5. Take a taxi from Hermosillo to San Carlos

$157 - $362

Drive  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to San Carlos 881.1 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to San Carlos is to bus and taxi which costs $70 - $160 and takes 18 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to San Carlos is to fly and taxi which takes 9 h 17 min and costs $160 - $1,300.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and San Carlos is 1018 km. The road distance is 1410 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from Santa Barbara to San Carlos, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Santa Barbara to San Carlos. However, you can take the bus to Hollister & David Love, take the walk to Santa Barbara airport, fly to Hermosillo, then take the taxi to San Carlos. Alternatively, you can take the train to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, take the walk to America Plaza Station, take the tram to San Ysidro/Intl Border, take the walk to San Ysidro, take the bus to Tijuana Airport, take the walk to Tijuana airport, fly to Hermosillo, then take the taxi to San Carlos.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Hermosillo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
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 Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
13 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$40 - $60
Platinum
$60 - $75
Ejecutivo
$65 - $95
Bus from Tucson, AZ to Nogales, MX
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$7 - $11
Platinum
$11 - $15
Ejecutivo
$11 - $16
Bus from Nogales to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$12 - $18
Platinum
$19 - $25
Ejecutivo
$20 - $28
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Hermosillo TAP
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hermosillo to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19

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