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.
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2 h 30 m
2 h 30 m
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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.
|Distance||86 miles (139 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$14 (€14)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Greyhound, 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).
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.
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:
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:
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!
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