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There are 6 ways to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Camarillo station Highway 101/Conejo Connection
  2. Take the train from Camarillo Amtrak to Goleta Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$25 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Esplanade Mall NB Highway 101/Conejo Connection
  2. Take the bus from Esplanade Mall NB to Hollister and Nectarine Coastal Express

$2 - $6

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Moorpark Amtrak to Goleta Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$27 - $58

Bus, line 11 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Pacific View Mall
  2. Take the bus from Pacific View Mall to Figueroa at Chapala
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Transit Center to Hollister & Nectarine 6 / ...

$3 - $8

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Thousand Oaks to Goleta 65.1 miles

$6 - $10

Line 161 bus, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$91 - $226

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The cheapest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta is to bus which costs $2 - $6 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thousand Oaks to Goleta. However, there are services departing from Thousand Oaks Transit Center and arriving at Hollister and Nectarine via Esplanade Mall NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Thousand Oaks and Goleta is 60 miles. The road distance is 65.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $25 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta, including transfers.

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Thousand Oaks to Goleta bus services, operated by Ventura County Transportation Commission, depart from Thousand Oaks Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $27 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $6 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Thousand Oaks to Goleta bus services, operated by Ventura County Transportation Commission, arrive at Hollister and Nectarine station.

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Map of how to get from Thousand Oaks to Goleta.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Thousand Oaks, CA, USA and Goleta, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Thousand Oaks to Goleta once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thousand Oaks to Goleta via Esplanade Mall NB in around 3 h 4 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Camarillo Amtrak to Goleta Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Moorpark Amtrak to Goleta Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Camarillo station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Esplanade Mall NB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Esplanade Mall NB to Hollister and Nectarine
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Pacific View Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Pacific View Mall to Figueroa at Chapala
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Santa Barbara MTD
Phone
+1 805-963-3366
Website
sbmtd.gov
Bus from Transit Center to Hollister & Nectarine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sbmtd.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Thousand Oaks to Goleta is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Thousand Oaks to Goleta.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

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