There are 2 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park by train or bus

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Recommended option

Train, bus, travel  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Omni Los Angeles Hotel California Plaza to McDonald's, 601, South Main Street, Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, 93545, United States of America
  3. Travel from McDonald's, 601, South Main Street, Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, 93545, United States of America to Sequoia National Park

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center

$32 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 9h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 9h 32m.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Sequoia National Park is 158 miles.

The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 7h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 57m to get from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park, including transfers.

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There are one+ hotels available in Sequoia National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park.
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  • Distance: 158.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 57m

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Sequoia National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Sequoia National Park via Bakersfield Amtrak, Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield, Ca, Visalia, Ca, Visalia Transit Center, and Foothills Visitor Center in around 9h 32m.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
SP Scenic Lines
Website
socalairexpress.com
Bus from Omni Los Angeles Hotel California Plaza to McDonald's, 601, South Main Street, Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, 93545, United States of America
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
renolaexpress.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Sequoia Shuttle
Phone
1-877-287-4453
Website
sequoiashuttle.com
Bus from Visalia Transit Center to Foothills Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
Sequoia Shuttle

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