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Santa Barbara-Yuma Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Santa Barbara to Yuma bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$63.00
Shortest Duration11h 30m
Trips per day13
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Santa Barbara to Yuma right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Santa Barbara to Yuma?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $65.50 was the low point for bus fares from Santa Barbara to Yuma. Buses from Yuma to Santa Barbara are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $65.50 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 1 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $14.90 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 316 miles (508 kilometers) from Santa Barbara, CA to Yuma, AZ. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Santa Barbara?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Santa Barbara to Yuma, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Santa Barbara to Yuma every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Santa Barbara to Yuma; ticket prices start at $63.88.

What bus companies travel from Santa Barbara to Yuma?

There is one bus company that operates from Santa Barbara to Yuma. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound1316h 18m$71.23

Where does the bus leave from in Santa Barbara?

Buses to Yuma leave from multiple locations in Santa Barbara, California. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

  • 209 State St

Where does the bus arrive in Yuma?

Buses arrive in Yuma at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Yuma, Arizona:

  • 281 Gila St
  • Cocopah Casino
  • 2345 W 26th St
  • Arizona Western College
  • Bus Stop-1245 Castle Dome

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