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Travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
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FAQs
How do I travel between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara?

There are 2 travel options from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara: coach or train.

How do I get from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.

This is compared to other travel options to Santa Barbara:

A coach journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Santa Barbara by train, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The fastest way from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Santa Barbara by train can take on average 2 h 23 min.

What is the distance from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is around 86 miles (139 km).

How many services a day are there from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is:

  • Around 3 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, where do I depart from Los Angeles and where do I arrive in Santa Barbara?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara:

    Which travel operators can get me from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

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

    • Greyhound can get you to Santa Barbara by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Greyhound from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara for £9 on Omio.
    • Amtrak can take you to Santa Barbara by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara for £15.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like San Francisco, CA, Davis or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Los Angeles and Santa Barbara itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Santa Barbara and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book Los Angeles to Santa Barbara tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before travelling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is on average £9 one way for this trip.
    • The price of a train ticket is £15 one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Los Angeles 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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