Bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

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Compare all timetables for the bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA from various bus operators like FlixBus for the next days.
today
from $49
tomorrow
Monday
from $26
Tuesday
from $29
Wednesday
Thursday
from $26
Friday

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 0m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    12:00 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $49
  • FlixBus
    7h 30m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    12:30 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $49
  • FlixBus
    7h 10m
    6:40 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    1:50 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $59

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 45m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    12:45 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    1:05 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    9h 45m
    7:45 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    5:30 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $30
  • FlixBus
    9h 25m
    7:45 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    5:10 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $30

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 45m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    12:45 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $29
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    1:05 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $29

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    7h 45m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    12:45 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    5:00 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    1:05 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    7h 10m
    6:40 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    1:50 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $26
  • FlixBus
    9h 45m
    7:45 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    5:30 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $30
  • FlixBus
    10h 5m
    7:45 AM
    San Diego
    San Ysidro
    5:50 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $31

Frequency of bus connections between San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA

See here how frequent the connections between San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 5 daily buses from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 2 daily coaches between San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA.
The busiest time of the day is the Night, with 8 buses from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA, while Morning sees the fewest connections between San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA, with 6 offers.

Facts about the bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

Compare all providers like FlixBus that travel 3 times every day by bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA in one click! Book your bus ticket from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA starting from $26!

Cheapest Bus $26
Fastest Bus 7h 0m
Earliest Bus 5:00 AM
Latest Bus 7:45 AM
Daily Bus Routes 3 Ø
Distance 187.9 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus

Cheapest bus connections from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

Every day, 3 buses from 1 bus companies leave San Diego for Santa Barbara, CA: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 04/20/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 04/14
Monday 04/15
Tuesday 04/16
Wednesday 04/17
Thursday 04/18
Friday 04/19
Saturday 04/20
$49
Sunday 04/21
Monday 04/22
$26
Tuesday 04/23
$29
Wednesday 04/24
Thursday 04/25
$26
Friday 04/26
Saturday 04/27
$27
Sunday 04/28
$38
Monday 04/29
Tuesday 04/30
Wednesday 05/01
Thursday 05/02
Friday 05/03
Saturday 05/04
Sunday 05/05
$26
Monday 05/06
Tuesday 05/07
Wednesday 05/08
Thursday 05/09
Friday 05/10
Saturday 05/11

The cheapest time to travel from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $26, Monday is the cheapest day for a bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA. Saturday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $49.
Night is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA, with $26. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $26.

How to save money travelling from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

These are the most booked bus companies between San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA from our users.

All bus stations and stops in San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA.

Service and Comfort on the bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA? Or which bus companies serve the route San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA bus

How much does a San Diego Santa Barbara, CA bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $26 and takes 7h 45m to reach Santa Barbara, CA. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA?

This route is offered by 1 companies with a range of ticket prices between $26 and $59. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Santa Barbara, CA.

On average, how many connections are available from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA each day?

Every day, the San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA bus route is served by approximately 3 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA take?

The fastest bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA is offered by FlixBus and takes 7h 0m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $49. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA?

The earliest bus arriving in Santa Barbara, CA from San Diego starts at 5:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA?

The latest bus trip departing from San Diego for Santa Barbara, CA starts at 7:45 AM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the San Diego Santa Barbara, CA route?

When traveling by bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA, passengers can travel with FlixBus. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA?

You can check all the direct connections between San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus.

What can I take with me on the San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the San Diego Santa Barbara, CA bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the San Diego Santa Barbara, CA bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from San Diego and Santa Barbara, CA

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from San Diego and from Santa Barbara, CA. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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