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There are 11 ways to get from Tempe to Ventura by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Santa Barbara, bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) PHX - SBA
  2. Take the bus from Hollister and Kellogg EB to Santa Clara and Oak EB

$79 - $177

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Bus, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA Arizona
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$71 - $104

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Fly to Burbank, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Burbank (BUR) PHX - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak

$114 - $294

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Los Angeles (LAX) PHX - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak

$121 - $293

Fly to Bakersfield, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Bakersfield (BFL) PHX - BFL
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Ventura Amtrak

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PHX - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak

$116 - $249

Fly to Long Beach, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Long Beach (LGB) PHX - LGB
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak

$129 - $292

Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus via 3rd St/Washington  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Los Angeles, Ca 1351 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak

$80 - $115

Drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Tempe to Ventura 453 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Tempe to Ventura is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Tempe to Ventura is to fly and train which costs $110 - $300 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tempe to Ventura. However, there are services departing from Tempe and arriving at Ventura Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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The distance between Tempe and Ventura is 430 miles. The road distance is 453 miles.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Ventura without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 31m and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Tempe to Ventura, including transfers.

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Tempe to Ventura bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Tempe station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Tempe to Ventura bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ventura Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tempe to Ventura is 453 miles. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Tempe to Ventura.

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  • Distance: 430.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Tempe, AZ, USA and Ventura, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tempe to Ventura via LA Downtown and Los Angeles Union Station in around 10h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 Burbank Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Hollister and Kellogg EB to Santa Clara and Oak EB
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
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 Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Phoenix, Az to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

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