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Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$50.20
Fastest time5h 35m
Trips per day3
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz were $52.61. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $23.34 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz, with an average of 3 trips per day and 31 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz. Of the 3 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz starts at $80.58.

1 carriers offer Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz from $50.20. There are 3 Greyhound schedules from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz and you can expect on average to pay $59.83 for a Greyhound ticket to Santa Cruz. In Santa Barbara, Greyhound departs to Santa Cruz from 209 State St and no other station. In Santa Cruz, Greyhound arrives at Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz takes 6 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Santa Cruz in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $64.05 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Cruz.

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Avg. Time
6h 6m
Avg. Price
$59.83

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Santa Barbara. Most bus trips to Santa Cruz will depart from 209 State St.
  • 209 State St
bus trips arrive in Santa Cruz at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave are the main bus stations in Santa Cruz for trips arriving from Santa Barbara.
  • Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave