How to get from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara

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from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara

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

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To get from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:57Oceanside Transportation Center4h49 17:46Santa Barbara Station
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12:57Oceanside Transportation Center4h49 17:46Santa Barbara Station
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06:57Oceanside Transportation Center4h53 11:50Santa Barbara Station
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04:57Oceanside Transportation Center4h58 09:55Santa Barbara Station
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16:57Oceanside Transportation Center5h02 21:59Santa Barbara Station
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Travel Information between Oceanside, CA and Santa Barbara

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £160 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Amtrak, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara.

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There are 4 ways to travel to Santa Barbara from Oceanside, CA including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Santa Barbara:

A ferry is generally £37 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £37 from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara.

A ferry is generally £160 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £160 from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara.

A ferry is generally £37 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £37 from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara.

The fastest way from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, getting to Santa Barbara by coach can take on average 5 h 18 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 49 min   of travel time.

The Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara distance is approximately 157 miles (253 km).

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

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Santa Barbara from Oceanside, 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 when travelling from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Amtrak for coaches to Santa Barbara. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara tickets on Omio for £37.
    • Skywest airlines can get you to Santa Barbara by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with skywest airlines from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara for £160 on Omio.
    • Amtrak can get you to Santa Barbara by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara for £37 on Omio.
    Your journey from Oceanside, 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 Oceanside, 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!

    When planning your trip to Santa Barbara from Oceanside, CA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets are costing on average £37 one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average £160 one way.
    • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing £37 one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Oceanside, CA to Santa Barbara online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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