|Fastest time||6h 50m|
|Trips per day||4|
Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Santa Barbara to San Jose were $44.83.
The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Santa Barbara to San Jose is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.
The distance between Santa Barbara and San Jose is approximately 235.99 miles, or 379.69 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 50 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
On average there are 4 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Santa Barbara, CA to San Jose, with an average of 4 trips per day and 10 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Santa Barbara to San Jose. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.
Need more travel options? Train tickets from Santa Barbara, CA to San Jose start at $59.34.
Book Greyhound from Santa Barbara to San Jose from $31.65. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from Santa Barbara to San Jose and you can expect on average to pay $53.80 for a Greyhound ticket to San Jose. In Santa Barbara, Greyhound departs to San Jose from 209 State St and no other station. In San Jose, Greyhound arrives at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and 1 other station.
An average trip on Greyhound from Santa Barbara to San Jose takes 8 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Jose in 6 hours and 50 minutes,
On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $56.70 for a weekend getaway trip to San Jose.