Bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

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

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA from various bus operators like FlixBus or Greyhound US for the next days.
today
tomorrow
Saturday
Sunday
from $54
Monday
from $36
Tuesday
from $29
Wednesday

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 30m
    12:50 PM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    6:20 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $54

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 30m
    12:50 PM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    6:20 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $36

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    12h 25m
    12:40 AM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    1:05 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $29
  • FlixBus
    12h 5m
    12:40 AM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    12:45 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $29
  • FlixBus
    14h 0m
    11:05 PM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    1:05 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $29
  • Greyhound US
    12h 10m
    12:55 AM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    1:05 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    UC Santa Barbara
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $29
  • Greyhound US
    11h 50m
    12:55 AM
    San Jose, CA
    Bus Stop
    12:45 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $29

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

See here how frequent the connections between San Jose, CA and Santa Barbara, CA are, during different times and days of the week.
Tuesday is the busiest day, with more than 6 daily buses from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. Sunday has instead the fewest connections, with only 1 daily coaches between San Jose, CA and Santa Barbara, CA.
The busiest time of the day is the Night, with 4 buses from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between San Jose, CA and Santa Barbara, CA, with 2 offers.

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

Compare all providers like FlixBus and Greyhound US that travel 2 times every day by bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA in one click! Book your bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA starting from $29!

Cheapest Bus $29
Fastest Bus 5h 30m
Earliest Bus 12:50 PM
Latest Bus 11:05 PM
Daily Bus Routes 2 Ø
Distance 235.9 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus and Greyhound US

Cheapest bus connections from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

Every day, 2 buses from 2 bus companies leave San Jose, CA for Santa Barbara, CA: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/30/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
Monday 05/27
Tuesday 05/28
Wednesday 05/29
Thursday 05/30
Friday 05/31
Saturday 06/01
Sunday 06/02
$54
Monday 06/03
$36
Tuesday 06/04
$29
Wednesday 06/05
Thursday 06/06
Friday 06/07
$40
Saturday 06/08
Sunday 06/09
Monday 06/10
Tuesday 06/11
Wednesday 06/12
Thursday 06/13
Friday 06/14
Saturday 06/15
Sunday 06/16
$38
Monday 06/17
Tuesday 06/18
Wednesday 06/19
Thursday 06/20
Friday 06/21
Saturday 06/22

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

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $29, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $53.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA, with $29. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $36.

How to save money travelling from San Jose, CA 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 Jose, CA 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 Jose, CA 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 Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

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

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

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

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

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

FAQs about the San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA bus

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

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $29 and takes 12h 25m to reach Santa Barbara, CA. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 2 companies with a range of ticket prices between $29 and $54. 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 Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA each day?

Every day, the San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA is offered by FlixBus and takes 5h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $54. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

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

The earliest bus arriving in Santa Barbara, CA from San Jose, CA starts at 12:50 PM. 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 Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?

The latest bus trip departing from San Jose, CA for Santa Barbara, CA starts at 11:05 PM. 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 Jose, CA Santa Barbara, CA route?

When traveling by bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA, passengers can travel with FlixBus and Greyhound US. 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 Jose, CA and Santa Barbara, CA?

You can check all the direct connections between San Jose, CA 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 and Greyhound US.

What can I take with me on the San Jose, CA 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 Jose, CA 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 Jose, CA 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 Jose, CA to Santa Barbara, CA on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

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