Coastal Express - (by VCTC/VISTA)

Routes

Coastal Express - (by VCTC/VISTA) serves commuters traveling between Oxnard/Ventura and UCSB.

Schedules

The schedules posted below are valid WEEKDAYS only Effective May 22, 2017. Monday through Friday, there are FOUR daily northbound trips arriving at UCSB and FOUR daily southbound trips departing UCSB. All times are subject to traffic and road conditions. All times may change at the discretion of the Ventura County Transportation Commission.

Northbound*

Oxnard
Esplanade Mall,
(Across from
Target - East Side of Northbound

Esplanade Dr.)

The Collection

at Riverpark,

(Danvers  at River St./Moonlight Park Ave.)  

Ventura County
Govt Center,
(S. Hill / Thille St.)

Pacific View Mall,
Ventura Trans Center

(Telegraph Rd./ S. Mills Rd.) 

Ventura Downtown,
(E.Santa Clara St./S. Oak St.)
Ventura Downtown,
(W.Main St./Peking)
UCSB North Hall Bus Loop
5:30 AM
5:50 AM

5:35 AM
5:55 AM

5:47 AM
6:10 AM
6:40 AM
7:15 AM



7:27 AM
5:59 AM
6:22 AM
6:52 AM
7:39 AM
6:03 AM
6:27 AM
6:57 AM
7:44 AM
6:57 AM
7:27 AM
8:27 AM
9:09 AM

*Additional bus stops in Carpenteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta.

Southbound*
UCSB North Hall Bus Loop Ventura Downtown,
(W.Main St./Peking)
Ventura Downtown,
(E.Santa Clara St./S. Oak St.)

Pacific View Mall,
Ventura Trans Center

(Telegraph Rd./ S. Mills Rd.) 

Ventura County
Govt Center,
(S. Hill / Thille St.)

The Collection

at Riverpark,

(Danvers  at River St./Moonlight Park Ave.) 

Oxnard
Esplanade Mall,
(Across from
Target - East Side of Northbound

Esplanade Dr.)

3:25 PM
4:10 PM
4:55 PM
5:25 PM
4:48 PM
5:31 PM
6:10 PM
6:39 PM
4:53 PM
5:36 PM
6:15 PM
6:44 PM



5:03 PM
5:49 PM
6:26 PM
6:56 PM
5:12 PM
5:58 PM
6:36 PM
7:08 PM
5:18 PM
6:04 PM
6:42 PM
7:14 PM

*Additional bus stops in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Carpinteria.

Fares

Coastal Express is a service of Ventura County’s Vista bus line. For fares, see this page on the website of the Ventura County Transportation Commission. To speak to a GoVentura representative please call 1.800.438.1112.

Cost-Saving Payment Options

Faculty and staff who are employed at least 45% of time at UCSB, at least four months into the future, may choose to purchase monthly passes through pre-tax payroll deduction.* Enrollees in the payroll deduction program who are not owners of a UCSB parking permit may qualify for an additional savings of $21 per month on bus fare. To enroll in this latter program, please download and complete the University of California Pretax Transportation Deductions request form. Click the form’s SUBMIT button to send the form to TAP as an email attachment. Alternatively, you may return the form to the TAP office in person or by FAX at 805.893.4570. 

*Under IRS Section 132a qualified transportation expenses include payments for the use of mass transportation and vanpool. The current maximum pre-tax payroll deduction is $255 per calendar month.

Feel Free to Return Unused Coastal Express Bus Passes

Feel free to return unused Coastal Express 31-day bus passes to the TAP office for a refund through the UCSB payroll system, less payroll taxes. 

Stay Connected En Route

Wi-Fi icon

Every Coastal Express bus now offers FREE wireless web access. Riders will not need a password to access the free Wi-Fi.
 

More Information

The information posted here is for UCSB commuters. For complete schedules, bus stop locations and more, view the "80-89 Coastal Express" schedules for Weekday and Weekend Northbound and Soutbound trips found here.