There are 5 ways to get from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara by bus, train, car 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 Greyhound USA  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$30 - $75

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$34 - $94

Bus Santa Barbara Airbus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Lax

$52 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara 148.1 miles

$14 - $21

Line 83 bus, bus, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 83 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas
  2. Take the bus from Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$110 - $261

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

You can take a bus from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 4, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5, Santa Ana-Santiago, Santa Ana, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 42 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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Laguna to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 to Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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
Gray Line AH
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Book at
dre.coachusa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Laguna Beach and Santa Barbara is 202 km. The road distance is 237 km.

The cheapest way to get from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $14 - $21.

No, there is no direct bus from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Laguna Beach Bus Station and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5, Santa Ana, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Laguna Beach to Santa Barbara, including transfers.