How to travel from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara

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Travel Information to Santa Barbara from Las Vegas

distanceDistance283 miles (457 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$73 - $194
fastestFastest modeFlight • $194 (€184) • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or American Airlines

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 283 miles (457 km) from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak or American Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel to Santa Barbara from Las Vegas. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara is by taking a train with an average price of $73 (€69).

This is compared to other travel options to Santa Barbara:

A train is generally $7 (€7) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $80 (€76) from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara.

Taking a train is about $121 (€115) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $194 (€184) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Santa Barbara from Las Vegas is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Santa Barbara by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 283 miles (457 km) between Las Vegas and Santa Barbara.

The average frequency per day from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Amtrak can take you to Santa Barbara by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara for $80 (€76).
    • American Airlines can get you to Santa Barbara by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara for $194 (€184) on Omio.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or Davis. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Las Vegas and Santa Barbara itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Santa Barbara and any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $80 (€76) one way on average for this journey.
    • A plane ticket costs $194 (€184) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $73 (€69) one way for this route.

    But we recommend booking Las Vegas to Santa Barbara tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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