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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$30 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 58 min

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

$17 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus Santa Barbara Airbus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal Hollywood to LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Lax

$48 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Hollywood to Santa Barbara 89.7 miles

$8 - $13

Fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$89 - $222

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hollywood to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hollywood to Santa Barbara is to drive which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $8 - $13.

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The distance between Hollywood and Santa Barbara is 131 km. The road distance is 144 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Hollywood to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hollywood to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Wilshire / Serrano and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Hollywood to Santa Barbara 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hollywood to Santa Barbara hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Hollywood to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lawa.org
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

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