How to get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara

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from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara

You can get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara on 27 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:35Jack London Square, CA9h26 19:01Santa Barbara Station
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£521One-way
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09:35Jack London Square, CA9h26 19:01Santa Barbara Station
1 change
£521One-way
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13:45Jack London Square, CA8h10 21:55Santa Barbara Station
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£551One-way
09:36Jack London Square, CA9h54 19:30Santa Barbara Station
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£551One-way
09:09Jack London Square, CA9h03 18:12Santa Barbara Station
0 changes
£791One-way

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Travel Information to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA

distanceDistance273 miles (441 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeCoach • £49 • 6 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 273 miles (441 km) from Oakland, CA to 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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There are 4 ways to travel to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Santa Barbara:

A ferry is £49 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara costing on average £49.

A ferry is about £2 less than a flight, which costs on average £2 for this route.

A ferry is about £40 less than a train, which costs on average £40 for this trip.

The fastest way from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara is by coach with an average journey time of 6 h 40 min.

Other travel options between Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 1 h 13 min   on average.

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In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 3 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 273 miles (441 km) from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.

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

  • 1 coach a day.
  • Around 6 flights per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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 £49 with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.
    • You can take a train from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for £40 with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.
    Looking to extend your trip from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara? Many Omio customers who go from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis. If you're looking to explore Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis from Santa Barbara, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

    • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £49 one way.
    • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £2 one way.
    • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is £1 one way on average.
    • The price of a train ticket is on average £40 one way for this route.

    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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