Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco

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

Facts about the Santa Barbara, CA San Francisco bus route

Cheapest Bus$14.99
Fastest Bus4h 5m
Earliest Bus12:25 PM
Latest Bus9:55 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance276.5 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US, Busbud
Are you searching for a bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco?
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You can see cheap buses to San Francisco 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 Francisco so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond San Francisco, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Santa Barbara, CA, as well as popular airport shuttles from San Francisco.

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

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

  • Amtrak
    9:23 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 12h 1m
    9:24 PM
    San Francisco
    from$69.66
  • Amtrak
    10:10 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 11h 14m
    9:24 PM
    San Francisco
    from$69.66
  • Amtrak
    10:10 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 11h 44m
    9:54 PM
    San Francisco
    from$69.66
  • Amtrak
    9:26 AM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 11h 58m
    9:24 PM
    San Francisco
    from$70.83

What are the cheapest buses from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco 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 Francisco but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    4:30 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA - San Luis Obispo
    Duration 4h 5m
    8:35 PM
    San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
    from$14.99
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/22/2021
  • Greyhound US
    12:25 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 8h 25m
    8:50 PM
    San Francisco
    from$27.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/09/2021
  • Busbud
    9:55 PM
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Duration 17h 45m
    3:40 PM
    San Francisco
    from$34.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 06/28/2021

Bus Santa Barbara, CA San Francisco: Further Information

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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Santa Barbara, CA San Francisco bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. FlixBus offers the cheapest tickets at $14.99, while the fastest connection takes 4h 5m. 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 Francisco

Stations
San Francisco - Beach St & Hyde St
San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - 5th/Townsend
Townsend St 400, 94107  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Bus Station Transbay
Folsom Street 200, 94105  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - One Ferry Building
Passenger Loading Zone in front of Ferry Building on Embarcadero. Bus will stop near Marketbar Cafe. , 94105  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Stonestown
Buckingham Way 501, 94132  San Francisco  (USA)
San Francisco, CA - Union Square
Post St 470, 94102  San Francisco  (USA)

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

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

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $14.99 and takes 4h 5m to get to San Francisco. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

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

This route is connected by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $14.99 to $50.00. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to San Francisco.

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

Each day, the bus route from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco is offered by about 1 connection. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

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

FlixBus offers the quickest bus from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco, which can take 4h 5m. Tickets for this connection cost $14.99. 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 Francisco?

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

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

The earliest bus to San Francisco departs from Santa Barbara, CA at 12:25 PM. 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 Francisco bus route?

The latest bus trip from Santa Barbara, CA to San Francisco departs at 9:55 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 Francisco bus route?

When taking the Santa Barbara, CA San Francisco bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as FlixBus, Greyhound US and Busbud. 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 Francisco?

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 Francisco 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 Francisco?

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 Francisco on your preferred travel date.

Compare Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco

Santa Barbara, CA
88,410
San Francisco
0.81 Million
$4.57
$5.21
Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco
A cab ride in Santa Barbara, CA is 13% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$1.75
$2.25
Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco
A bus fare in Santa Barbara, CA is 23% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$6.00
$6.00
Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco
A large beer in Santa Barbara, CA is 0% more expensive than in San Francisco.
$2.03
$2.44
Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco
A bottle of water in Santa Barbara, CA is 17% cheaper than in San Francisco.
$12.61
$15.92
Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco
A meal in Santa Barbara, CA is 21% cheaper than in San Francisco.

Bus routes from Santa Barbara, CA and San Francisco

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