There are 7 ways to get from Arlington to Santa Barbara by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Santa Barbara  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Santa Barbara (SBA) DFW - SBA

$254 - $941

Cheapest option

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Los Angeles, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Los Angeles (LAX) DFW - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$138 - $454

5 alternative options

Fly Dallas to Burbank, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Burbank (BUR) DAL - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$204 - $669

Fly Dallas to Los Angeles, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Los Angeles (LAX) DAL - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

$166 - $479

Bus  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$164 - $391

Train  •  46 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$260 - $739

Drive  •  24 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Santa Barbara 1522.5 miles

$140 - $220

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Santa Barbara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Santa Barbara via Halbert & Kerr, ITC - Bay#H, Ft Worth, Tx, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 33 h 12 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Santa Barbara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Santa Barbara via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Santa Barbara via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Virgin America
Website
virginamerica.com
Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $330
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arlington to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Arlington and Santa Barbara is 2097 km. The road distance is 2436 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 24 h 33 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Arlington to Santa Barbara is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $250 - $950.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Arlington to Santa Barbara, including transfers.