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There are 7 ways to get from Albuquerque to Buellton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Santa Barbara

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Santa Barbara (SBA)

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Fly to Los Angeles, bus

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Los Angeles (LAX)
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Buellton, CA

Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, bus

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP)
  2. Take the bus from Broad @ Aero to Hagerman Softball Complex

Fly to Burbank, train, bus

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Burbank (BUR)
  2. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Buellton Amtrak Bus Stop

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Buellton, CA

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Buellton Amtrak Bus Stop

Drive

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Buellton

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Buellton is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Buellton is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Buellton. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque and arriving at Buellton Amtrak Bus Stop via Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 35m.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Buellton is 772 miles. The road distance is 924 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Buellton without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h and costs $170 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Albuquerque to Buellton, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Buellton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Buellton is to fly which takes 5h 44m and costs $150 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Santa Barbara Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Albuquerque to Buellton bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buellton Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Buellton.
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  • Distance: 772.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Buellton, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Albuquerque to Buellton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Buellton via Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Amtrak Station in around 22h 35m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Albuquerque to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Albuquerque to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Albuquerque to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Santa Barbara via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Buellton, CA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Broad @ Aero to Hagerman Softball Complex
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Buellton Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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More Questions & Answers

Buellton is 1h behind Albuquerque. It is currently 8:53 PM in Albuquerque and 7:53 PM in Buellton.

Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Buellton is 924 miles. It takes approximately 14h 18m to drive from Albuquerque to Buellton.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Buellton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $13 - $17.

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