Cheap bus tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

from 15,90 €

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Rides:Los Angeles, CA Santa Barbara, CA (05.02.2023)

3:0 hrs
USC (Hope/Jefferson)
Santa Barbara Station
Almost full
€ 18.90
3:20 hrs
USC (Hope/Jefferson)
UC Santa Barbara Bus Loop
Almost full
€ 18.90
2:30 hrs
Downtown LA (N Vignes St)
Santa Barbara Station
Almost full
€ 15.90
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The quickest bus trip from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes as little as 1 hour 40 minutes.
The bus route from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara covers 145kms. FlixBus can bring you from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in as little as 1 hour 40 minutes.
You can get from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara for as little as 15,90 €. On average, tickets for this connection cost 18,80 €.
There are direct connections from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. Among them up to 3 buses running daily from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, 3 are direct connections. The fastest bus on this connection has 1.0 stop(s).
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Find the cheapest buses from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 145kms apart and traveling between the two takes as little as 1 hour 40 minutes.

FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or with our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.

Bus tickets between Los Angelesand Santa Barbara cost 18,80 € on average, but you can get tickets for as low as 15,90 € if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays. For a quick, easy, and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.

We have a large network, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for a great value.

Traveling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

It’s easy to get from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara with FlixBus, with 3 direct buses per day.

The journey from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara has only one stop in between and it can take a minimum time of 1 hour 40 minutes.

Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we’re working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.

The average cost of bus travel between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is 18,80 €, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.

Taking the bus from Los Angeles

Traveling from Los Angeles and not familiar with it? Here’s everything you need to know.

Los Angeles is a transport hub with 10 bus stations; the 42 buses departing every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.

Arriving in Santa Barbara

Traveling to Santa Barbara for the first time? Here’s what you need to know:

Santa Barbara is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network. The city is connected to 24 other destinations that you can easily reach by bus. You can find 7 FlixBus stops in the city.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.

You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you’re taking a long trip, you don’t need to worry about traveling light.

All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.

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