Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus

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08:00AMSanta Barbara Amtrak Station5h10 01:10PMSalinas Amtrak Station
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10:05PMSanta Barbara Amtrak Station5h15 03:20AMSalinas Amtrak Station
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Bus schedule from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA

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08:00AMSanta Barbara Amtrak Station5h10 01:10PMSalinas Amtrak Station
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11:55AMSanta Barbara5h10 05:05PMSalinas
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10:05PMSanta Barbara Amtrak Station5h15 03:20AMSalinas Amtrak Station
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Bus times from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA

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Fastest Journey

5 h 10 m

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5 h 11 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

307 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Santa Barbara for Salinas, CA every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:00AMSanta Barbara Amtrak Station5h10 01:10PMSalinas Amtrak Station
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Overview: Bus from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€38)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Buses from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA cover the 190 miles (307 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Greyhound or Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $30 (€29), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€38).

Bus providers: Amtrak and Greyhound from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA

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Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak buses running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by bus across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next bus journey between Santa Barbara and Salinas, CA.

Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

Find the perfect Greyhound bus to Salinas, CA from Santa Barbara for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Greyhound bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus between Santa Barbara and Salinas, CA. You can also check relevant travel information for the Greyhound bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Greyhound bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 190 miles (307 km) on this trip and your Greyhound Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus ticket can cost as little as $30 (€29) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Greyhound tickets to Salinas, CA from Santa Barbara in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Greyhound bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Travel Tips: Bus to Salinas, CA from Santa Barbara

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Salinas, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA.
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Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA for as low as $30 (€29)  for the next 7 days.
The Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus ticket price is on average $40 (€38)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
The bus distance from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA is around 190 miles (307 km).
While the time it takes to travel 190 miles (307 km) from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus journey time is on average 4 h 50 min.
Take the Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus with Greyhound or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route between Santa Barbara and Salinas, CA as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of buses departing Santa Barbara for Salinas, CA is 2 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus departs at 3: 00 PM   and the last bus from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA leaves at 7: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy the Santa Barbara to Salinas, CA bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $40 (€38). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Salinas, CA from Santa Barbara. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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