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There is one daily bus from Santa Maria to Lafayette. Traveling by bus from Santa Maria to Lafayette usually takes around 76 hours and 10 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||1862 mi (2996 km)|
|Shortest duration||76h 10m|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
What bus companies travel from Santa Maria to Lafayette?
There is one intercity bus company that operates from Santa Maria to Lafayette. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||1||3d 4h 10m||$440.13|
Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Santa Maria to Lafayette every day, with the average journey taking around 76 hours and 10 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Lafayette usually start from $440.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Santa Maria to Lafayette during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 76 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 2996 kilometers from Santa Maria to Lafayette. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Santa Maria?
There is usually only one bus per day from Santa Maria to Lafayette. It leaves the station in Santa Maria at 1:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Santa Maria to Lafayette. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Santa Maria, CA to Lafayette, IN; ticket prices start at $380.86.
Where does the bus leave from in Santa Maria?
Most buses depart from the main station in Santa Maria.
Where does the bus arrive in Lafayette?
All buses from Santa Maria arrive at one main station in Lafayette.
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