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from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara

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Travel Information from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara

distanceDistance273 miles (441 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $58
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $50 (€40) • 9 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Take a bus or train to travel 273 miles (441 km) between Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.

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FAQs
How do I get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

There are 2 travel options from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara: bus or train.

How do I get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $50 (€40) compared to other travel options to Santa Barbara:

Taking a train is usually $8 (€6) less than taking a bus to Santa Barbara, which costs on average $58 (€46) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

The quickest way to travel to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 54 min   on average.

How far is it from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?

The distance is approximately 273 miles (441 km) from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara.

How many services a day are there between Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara?

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

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA, what are the departure and arrival points in Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to Santa Barbara from Oakland, CA?

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

    • Amtrak can take you to Santa Barbara by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara for $58 (€46).
    • Amtrak can get you to Santa Barbara by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara for $50 (€40) on Omio.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Oakland, CA and Santa Barbara itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Santa Barbara and any of these top destinations today!
    When should I book a ticket from Oakland, CA to Santa Barbara online to score the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $58 (€46) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $50 (€40) one way.

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

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Oakland, CA
    Joshkar-Ola
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