Los Angeles to Goleta bus

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Los Angeles - Goleta Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 56 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Goleta. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Goleta usually takes around 3 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance94 mi (152 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price$65.00
Trips per day56
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

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What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Goleta?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Los Angeles to Goleta. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US563h 4m$65.00
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 56 trips per day from Los Angeles to Goleta, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 94 miles from Los Angeles to Goleta. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Goleta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 56 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Goleta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Los Angeles to Goleta without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Goleta; ticket prices start at $27.00.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.


Goleta, CA, US - GTA-0

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Goleta is a city in southern Santa Barbara County, popularly called 'The Good Land.' It comes from the Goleta Valley, a fertile farming region where delicious avocados and citrus grow. The city features family-friendly activities and local fun on picturesque coastal land. The Goleta Beach Park is one of the city's highlights, with a fishing pier. Nature lovers can check out the butterfly preserves in the city or visit Lake Los Carneros. The Sandpiper Gold Club is the best place to enjoy golf at the oceanfront. As for exploring history in Goleta, the South Coast Railroad Museum and Art, Design & Architecture Museum are popular spots in the city.

As a farming city, one of the most popular celebrations in Goleta is the yearly Goleta Lemon Festival, the biggest one in the city. But you don't always have to wait for the festival to come around. Goleta features fun activities and clubs, including The Imperial Lounge. You should visit Goleta between April and November if you want to enjoy the beaches and beach parties.

It is easy to visit Goleta from tens of other cities by train or bus. Amtrak and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner provide train routes to Goleta. Buses are a little rarer, with only a few routes provided by FlixBus US.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Main departure station: LAX Terminal 4

Buses to Goleta leave from 7 stations in Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • LAX Terminal 4

  • LAX Terminal 1

  • LAX Terminal 6

  • LAX Terminal 7

  • LAX Terminal 3

  • LAX Terminal 2

  • LAX Terminal 5

Where does the bus arrive in Goleta?

Main arrival station: Santa Barbara Airbus

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Goleta.

All bus stations in Goleta:

  • Santa Barbara Airbus

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