Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego

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What are the cheapest bus tickets for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route? Which bus is the quickest? Compare every bus company that serves the bus route from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego. Get all bus schedules with a single click!

Facts about the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route

Cheapest Bus$23.98
Fastest Bus7h 0m
Earliest Bus9:45 AM
Latest Bus2:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance187.9 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Amtrak, Greyhound US
Are you searching for a bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including FlixBus, Amtrak or Greyhound US. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to San Diego from Santa Barbara, CA over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Santa Barbara, CA and San Diego so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond San Diego, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Santa Barbara, CA, as well as popular airport shuttles from San Diego.

The cheapest bus routes from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego

Today
from $33.00
Tomorrow
12/09
12/10
from $31.00
12/11
from $17.98
12/12
from $26.00

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    9:45 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA - Station
    Duration 7h 20m
    5:05 PM
    San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
    from$23.98
  • Amtrak
    2:50 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 7h 0m
    9:50 PM
    San Diego
    from$44.20
  • Amtrak
    2:50 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 7h 14m
    10:04 PM
    San Diego
    from$44.35

The cheapest train connections from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Amtrak
    7:12 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 1h 38m
    8:50 AM
    San Diego
    from$30.47
  • Amtrak
    8:12 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 1h 38m
    9:50 AM
    San Diego
    from$30.47
  • Amtrak
    11:12 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 1h 41m
    12:53 PM
    San Diego
    from$30.47
  • Amtrak
    12:12 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 1h 41m
    1:53 PM
    San Diego
    from$30.47

What are the cheapest buses from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego but are currently out of service.
  • Greyhound US
    7:40 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 6h 10m
    1:50 AM
    San Diego
    from$18.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 11/08/2021

Bus Santa Barbara, CA San Diego: Further Information

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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. FlixBus offers the cheapest tickets at $9.99, while the fastest connection takes 7h 0m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
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Bus stops in Santa Barbara, CA and San Diego

Stations
San Diego, CA - Balboa Park
San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Downtown
92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Downtown Holiday Inn
1st Ave, San Diego, CA , USA 1617 , 92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Greyhound Station
National Ave 1313, 92113  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - La Jolla
Hyatt Regency , 92122  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Old Town
Taylor St , 92110  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Old Town Courtyard Marriot
Jefferson St 2435, 92110  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - San Ysidro
E San Ysidro Blvd 723, 92173  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - San Ysidro - McDonalds
E W San Ysidro Blvd 727, 92173  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Santa Fe Depot
Kettner Blvd 1050, 92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - SDSU Transit Center
92182  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Seaport Village
W Harbor Dr 789, 92101  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - SeaWorld (Mission Bay)
92109  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Sheraton Mission Valley
Camino del Rio S  1433 , 92108  San Diego  (USA)
San Diego, CA - Westfield Mission Valley
Camino Del Rio N 1640, 92108  San Diego  (USA)

Bus Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $23.98 and takes 6h 5m to get to San Diego. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego bus route?

This route is connected by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $9.99 to $50.00. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to San Diego.

How many daily bus routes are available from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego on average?

Each day, the bus route from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego is offered by about 3 connections. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route take?

FlixBus offers the quickest bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego, which can take 7h 0m. Tickets for this connection cost $9.99. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego?

For the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route, our search engine currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

When does the first trip depart for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route?

The earliest bus to San Diego departs from Santa Barbara, CA at 9:45 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route?

The latest bus trip from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego departs at 2:50 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route?

When taking the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as FlixBus, Amtrak and Greyhound US. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

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

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Santa Barbara, CA San Diego bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego on your preferred travel date.

Compare Santa Barbara, CA and San Diego

Santa Barbara, CA
88,410
San Diego
1.41 Million
$4.57
$1.50
Santa Barbara, CA
San Diego
A cab ride in Santa Barbara, CA is 68% more expensive than in San Diego.
$1.75
$0.54
Santa Barbara, CA
San Diego
A bus fare in Santa Barbara, CA is 70% more expensive than in San Diego.
$6.00
$1.65
Santa Barbara, CA
San Diego
A large beer in Santa Barbara, CA is 73% more expensive than in San Diego.
$2.03
$0.67
Santa Barbara, CA
San Diego
A bottle of water in Santa Barbara, CA is 67% more expensive than in San Diego.
$12.61
$3.95
Santa Barbara, CA
San Diego
A meal in Santa Barbara, CA is 69% more expensive than in San Diego.

Bus routes from Santa Barbara, CA and San Diego

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