There are 5 ways to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara by bus, train, car, tram or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$26 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$32 - $67

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Cesar E Chavez / Vignes 78/79/378
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA 4591

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Arcadia to Santa Barbara 105.9 miles

$10 - $15

Tram, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the tram from Arcadia Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$91 - $225

What companies run services between Arcadia, CA, USA and Santa Barbara, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arcadia to Santa Barbara hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arcadia to Santa Barbara 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Cesar E Chavez / Vignes
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arcadia to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Arcadia and Santa Barbara is 156 km. The road distance is 169 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara?

The cheapest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara?

The quickest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara is to drive which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $10 - $15.

Is there a direct bus between Arcadia and Santa Barbara?

No, there is no direct bus from Arcadia to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Santa Anita / Bonita and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via El Monte, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara?

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Arcadia to Santa Barbara, including transfers.