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There are 10 ways to get from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park by bus, train, ferry, plane or subway

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, train, ferry via North Glendale  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, CA to Burbank Station
  3. Take the train from Downtown Burbank station to East Ventura station
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$78 - $107

9 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  16h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
  5. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Bus, train, ferry  •  18h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
  3. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$95 - $124

Bus to Sacramento, fly to Burbank, train, ferry  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Burbank (BUR) SMF - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Airport - South to East Ventura station
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$160 - $369

Bus to Oakland, fly to Burbank, train, ferry  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Airport - South to East Ventura station
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$149 - $486

Bus, BART to San Francisco, fly to Santa Barbara, ferry  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre to San Francisco International Airport
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) SFO - SBA
  4. Take the bus from Figueroa at Chapala to Pacific View Mall
  5. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$216 - $436

Bus to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles, train, ferry  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to East Ventura station
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$103 - $268

Bus to Sacramento, fly to Los Angeles, train, ferry  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Los Angeles (LAX) SMF - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to East Ventura station
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$129 - $301

Bus, BART to San Francisco, fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, ferry  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre to San Francisco International Airport
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SFO - SBP
  4. Take the bus from Broad @ Aero to Hagerman Softball Complex
  5. Take the bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
  6. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$221 - $385

Bus to Sacramento, fly to Long Beach, train, ferry  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Long Beach (LGB) SMF - LGB
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

$161 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park is to bus and train and ferry via North Glendale which costs $75 - $110 and takes 16h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park is to bus and fly and train and ferry which costs $140 - $490 and takes 10h 40m.

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The distance between Vacaville and Channel Islands National Park is 327 miles.

It takes approximately 16h 9m to get from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Burbank Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park.
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  • Distance: 326.8 miles
  • Duration: 16h 9m

What companies run services between Vacaville, CA, USA and Channel Islands National Park, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park. However, you can take the bus to Pleasant Hill BART Station, take the walk to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre, take the BART to West Oakland, take the walk to Oakland, CA, take the bus to Burbank Station, take the walk to Downtown Burbank station, take the train to East Ventura station, take the drive to Ventura Harbor, take the ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then take the drive to Channel Islands National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vacaville to Channel Islands National Park via Sacramento Valley Station, I St & 8Th St, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, Ca, Fresno, Ca, Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot, Bakersfield Amtrak Station, Oxnard Amtrak Station, Ventura Harbor, and Santa Cruz Island in around 16h 45m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles via Reno
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Sacramento to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Burbank station to East Ventura station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from Burbank Airport - South to East Ventura station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from L. A. Union Station station to East Ventura station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Metrolink Trains
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
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
FAST
Bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
FAST
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Website
FAST
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 Sacramento, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Fresno
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.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 Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Figueroa at Chapala to Pacific View Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Broad @ Aero to Hagerman Softball Complex
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Ferry operators
Island Packers
Website
islandpackers.com
Ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
reserve.islandpackers.com

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