|Distance||187 miles (302 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$27 - $166|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $27 (€24) • 16 h 58 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $166 (€147) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) from Santa Barbara to San Diego. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Santa Barbara to San Diego.
You can travel to San Diego from Santa Barbara 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to San Diego is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€24) compared to other travel options to San Diego:
Taking a bus is about $139 (€123) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $166 (€147) for this journey.
A bus is $26 (€23) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Santa Barbara to San Diego costing on average $53 (€47).
The quickest way to travel to San Diego from Santa Barbara is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 58 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to San Diego by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.
San Diego is approximately 187 miles (302 km) away from Santa Barbara.
The average frequency per day from Santa Barbara to San Diego is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Santa Barbara and San Diego as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Santa Barbara to San Diego:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Santa Barbara to San Diego, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before traveling from Santa Barbara to San Diego, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Santa Barbara to San Diego tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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