Travel from Santa-Barbara to San-Francisco

Train, bus or fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco?

United Airlines flies from Santa Barbara to San Francisco 5 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Santa Barbara to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 9 h.

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How to get from Santa Barbara to San Francisco

ModeDurationPrice
From Arrellaga & De La Vina bus to Santa Barbara airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.3 h 14 min$268
From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to Burbank airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Coliseum, then BART to San Francisco.5 h 10 min$274
From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to Burbank airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco.5 h 8 min$220
From Santa Barbara, CA bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Coliseum, then BART to San Francisco.5 h 14 min$166
From Santa Barbara, CA bus to San Francisco, CA.9 h$72
From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to Oakland Jack London Square Station, walk to Lake Merritt, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza.9 h 18 min$117
From Santa Barbara, CA Amtrak Thruway to Oakland, CA - Jack London, walk to Lake Merritt, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza.9 h 19 min$3
From Santa Barbara drive to San Francisco.5 h 46 min$40

How long does it take to get from Santa Barbara to San Francisco?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Santa Barbara and San Francisco?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Barbara, CA and arriving at San Francisco, CA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

Operators from Santa Barbara to San Francisco

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Santa Barbara MTD+1 805-963-3366Santa Barbara MTD
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
BARTBART
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
JetSuiteXJetSuiteX
Santa Barbara AirbusSanta Barbara Airbus
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
DeltaDelta
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA