How to get from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||86 miles (139 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $28 (€24) • 2 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus|
Take a bus to travel 86 miles (139 km) from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
You can travel by bus for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Amtrak is the main travel 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 travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel 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 travel journey between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
You can go from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by bus.
Santa Barbara is approximately 86 miles (139 km) away from Los Angeles.
The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara:
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Yes, there is a direct service from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara:
Direct services to Santa Barbara tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
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