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from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara

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Travel Information between Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara

distanceDistance273 miles (441 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£36 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £36 • 9 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Take a coach or train to travel 273 miles (441 km) between Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Amtrak or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.

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FAQs
What are my Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest way from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £36 compared to other travel options to Santa Barbara:

A train is generally £5 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £41 from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.

What is the fastest way to get to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA?

The fastest way from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 54 min   on average.

How far is Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA?

The Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara distance is approximately 273 miles (441 km).

How many services a day are there from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

The average frequency per day from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara is:

  • 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara:

    Who can get me from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara:

    • You can take a coach from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for £41 with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.
    • You can go to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for £36 with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?
    Your journey from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara doesn't have to end in Santa Barbara. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis. If you’d like to add Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis to your Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Santa Barbara today!
    How far in advance should I book tickets from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara online to get the best deals?

    Before travelling from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £41 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a train ticket is on average £36 one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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