How to travel from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara

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Travel Information from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$37 - $124
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€33) • 5 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $124 (€112) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or skywest airlines

Take a bus or flight to travel 160 miles (258 km) from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak or skywest airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara.

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You can travel to Santa Barbara from Fresno, CA 2 different ways: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to travel between Fresno, CA and Santa Barbara is by taking a bus with an average price of $37 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Santa Barbara:

Taking a bus is about $87 (€78) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $124 (€112) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Santa Barbara from Fresno, CA is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Santa Barbara can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 41 min.

You should expect to travel around 160 miles (258 km) between Fresno, CA and Santa Barbara.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara:

    • You can travel between Fresno, CA and Santa Barbara by bus with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $37 (€33) with Amtrak from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara.
    • You can take a flight from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara with skywest airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $124 (€112) with skywest airlines from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara.
    Many of our customers traveling from Fresno, CA to Santa Barbara don't make Santa Barbara their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Santa Barbara are Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Santa Barbara to any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $37 (€33) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $124 (€112) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Fresno, 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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