Santa Barbara to San Diego bus

Cheap bus tickets from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

47

Average

47

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Amtrak
09:50PMSanta Barbara7h00 04:50AMSan Diego
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471One-way

Bus schedule from Santa Barbara to San Diego

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Bus times from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

7 h

Average

7 h

Buses per day

1

Distance

302 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Santa Barbara for San Diego every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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09:50PMSanta Barbara7h00 04:50AMSan Diego
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471One-way

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Overview: Bus from Santa Barbara to San Diego

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€31)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesAmtrak or Flixbus USA

Buses from Santa Barbara to San Diego cover the 187 miles (302 km) long trip taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like Amtrak or Flixbus USA. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $32 (€31), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€15).

Bus providers: Amtrak and FlixBus from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Find the best buses from Santa Barbara to San Diego with Omio's travel partners Amtrak and FlixBus from $15 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Santa Barbara to San Diego with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 17 h
  • Average Price: $15
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey between Santa Barbara and San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $48

Travel Tips: Bus to San Diego from Santa Barbara

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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Santa Barbara to San Diego for the next 7 days starting from $15 (€15)  one way.
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Santa Barbara to San Diego bus price to come in at an average of $32 (€31)  one way.
The Santa Barbara to San Diego bus distance is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
The Santa Barbara to San Diego bus duration is on average 7 h, which is to be expected when traveling 187 miles (302 km) from Santa Barbara to San Diego. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
For the route from Santa Barbara to San Diego you can take a bus with Amtrak or Flixbus USA. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Santa Barbara to San Diego on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus departing from Santa Barbara to San Diego leaves at 4: 55 AM. The last bus departing from Santa Barbara to San Diego leaves at 9: 50 PM. You can find the latest Santa Barbara to San Diego bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book a bus ticket from Santa Barbara to San Diego within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€31) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Santa Barbara to San Diego are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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