Cheap bus tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Cheapest

$28

Average

$28

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.

The average ticket from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara will cost around $ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.

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05:30AMUnion Station2h30 08:00AMSanta Barbara Station
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$281One-way

Bus schedule from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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Mon
Dec 6
$28Amtrak
$10Flixbus
Tue
Dec 7
$28Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Wed
Dec 8
$23Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Fri
Dec 10
$28Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Sat
Dec 11
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$8Flixbus
Sun
Dec 12
$22Amtrak
$16Greyhound
Mon
Dec 13
$22Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Tue
Dec 14
$22Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Fri
Dec 17
$28Amtrak
$9Flixbus
Sat
Dec 18
$35Amtrak
$9Flixbus
Mon
Dec 20
$27Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Thu
Dec 23
$43Amtrak
$12Flixbus
Fri
Dec 24
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$16Greyhound
Sat
Dec 25
$28Amtrak
$9Flixbus
Sun
Dec 26
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$12Flixbus

Bus times from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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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.

These direct buses cover the 140 km distance in an average of 2 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:30AMUnion Station2h30 08:00AMSanta Barbara Station
0 changes
$281One-way

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Bus Information between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day

Buses from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara cover the 86 miles (139 km) long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $8 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€8).

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FAQs
How much do cheap buses from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles for as low as $8 (€6)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara?
The bus price from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is on average $9 (€8)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by bus?
The Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus distance is approximately 86 miles (139 km).
How long is a bus between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara on average?
The Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus duration is on average 1 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 86 miles (139 km) from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
How many bus services are there to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles a day?
The average number of buses departing Los Angeles for Santa Barbara is 3 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Los Angeles at 2: 30 PM. The last bus leaves from Los Angeles at 11: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara to get the best deals?
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 $9 (€8). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. 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.