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from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles

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Travel Information from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $45 (€37) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€37) • 4 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 139 miles (224 km) by bus or train from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles.

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FAQs
How do I reach Los Angeles from Santa Maria, CA?

There are 2 travel options from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Santa Maria, CA and Los Angeles?

The cheapest way to go to Los Angeles from Santa Maria, CA is by taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€37).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Los Angeles:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $46 (€38) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles?

The fastest way to get to Los Angeles from Santa Maria, CA is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Los Angeles can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles?

You should expect to travel around 139 miles (224 km) between Santa Maria, CA and Los Angeles.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles?

The average frequency per day from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Santa Maria, CA and Los Angeles as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Santa Maria, CA? Where do I arrive in Los Angeles?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles:

    Which travel companies can get me from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles?

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

    • You can go to Los Angeles from Santa Maria, CA by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $46 (€38) with Greyhound from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles on Omio.
    • You can travel to Los Angeles from Santa Maria, CA by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€37) with Amtrak from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles?
    Looking to extend your trip from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles? Many Omio customers who go from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Madrid or London from Los Angeles, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I buy tickets between Santa Maria, CA and Los Angeles online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this route is costing $46 (€38) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $45 (€37) one way on average for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Santa Maria, CA to Los Angeles 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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