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Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€7.22
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day7
bus carriers1
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Overall score for Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Bailey
5.0
16 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
No charge for baggage and the bus wasn't very full so I got my own row :)
Cons
Experience was exactly what I expected from a bus ride.
Tips
Have a small travel bag with you for snacks, water, and electronics/books. No room under your feet.

How to book cheap bus tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara were €9.56. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average €5.24 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is approximately 86.95 miles, or 139.89 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, with an average of 7 trips per day and 149 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. Of the 7 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara starts at €18.04.

1 carriers offer Los Angeles to Santa Barbara bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara from €7.22. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and you can expect on average to pay €11.34 for a Greyhound ticket to Santa Barbara. In Los Angeles, Greyhound departs to Santa Barbara from Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St and 2 other stations. In Santa Barbara, Greyhound arrives at 209 State St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 3 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Santa Barbara in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay €14.33 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Barbara.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 4m
Avg. Price
€11.34

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Los Angeles. Most bus trips to Santa Barbara will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • Union Station
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Santa Barbara at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Santa Barbara for trips arriving from Los Angeles:
  • 209 State St