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

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  •  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

1 alternative option

Train, bus, travel  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Glendale Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Glendale station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway to Olancha - Mobile, 105 US 395
  4. Travel from Olancha - Mobile, 105 US 395 to Sequoia National Park

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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 bus which takes 9h 32m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 9h 32m 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: 9h 32m

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 Glendale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Glendale station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Metrolink Trains
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.

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
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Sequoia Shuttle
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway to Olancha - Mobile, 105 US 395
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority

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