Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus

Cheap bus tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

26

Average

26

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

05:15AMUnion Station2h30 07:45AMSanta Barbara Station
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261One-way

Bus schedule from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Bus times from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 30 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

140 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Los Angeles for Santa Barbara every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

05:15AMUnion Station2h30 07:45AMSanta Barbara Station
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261One-way

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Overview: Bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€14)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesGreyhound, Flixbus or Amtrak

Buses from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara cover the 86 miles (139 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Greyhound, Flixbus or Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€14).

Bus providers: FlixBus, Amtrak and Greyhound from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

You can travel by bus between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara with FlixBus, Amtrak and Greyhound for as low as $10 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 25 min
  • Average Price: $10
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Greyhound bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Greyhound bus to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Greyhound bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 86 miles (139 km) route from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara as well as ticket information for the bus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap bus ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, you can check straight away if the Greyhound ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Buy your official Greyhound Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Travel Tips: Bus to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles

    Take the bus to Santa Barbara easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Los Angeles to Santa Barbara buses for as little as $10 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
    The Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus ticket price is on average $14 (€14)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 86 miles (139 km)  between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara by bus.
    On average the Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus travel time is 1 h 40 min  for the 86 miles (139 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When taking a bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, you can count on Greyhound, Flixbus or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Santa Barbara. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Yes, there are 2 direct buses between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara per day with Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    On average, there are 2 buses a day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus departs at 4: 54 AM   and the last bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara leaves at 11: 10 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you buy the Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $14 (€14). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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