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Bus Information from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 50 min
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day

Buses from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA cover the 276 miles (445 km) long route taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
How many miles is it from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA by bus?
The bus distance from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA is around 276 miles (445 km).
How long is a bus between Santa Barbara and San Francisco, CA on average?
The bus time from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA is on average 7 h 50 min  for the 276 miles (445 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
How many bus services per day are there to San Francisco, CA from Santa Barbara?
On average, there are 2 buses a day from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first bus from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus departing from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA leaves at 7: 25 PM. The last bus departing from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA leaves at 7: 25 PM. You can find the latest Santa Barbara to San Francisco, CA bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.