There are 8 ways to get from Mazatlán 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 to Santa Barbara  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Santa Barbara (SBA) MZT - SBA

$197 - $1,309

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  35 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca

$109 - $254

6 alternative options

Fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  6 h 21 min

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

$196 - $812

Fly to Burbank, train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Burbank (BUR) MZT - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$194 - $1,272

Fly to Bakersfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Bakersfield (BFL) MZT - BFL
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

Bus TAP Royal International  •  34 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$185 - $211

Bus, train  •  38 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Ciudad Juárez
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak

$216 - $527

Drive  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara 1376.4 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara is to bus which costs $2000 - $4800 and takes 35 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara is to fly and bus which costs $3600 - $16000 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Mazatlán and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Pacific / Florence, Long Beach Blvd Station and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 9 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Santa Barbara is 1792 km. The road distance is 2202.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 9 min and costs $3400 - $4000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by TAP Royal International, depart from Mazatlán station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs $3700 - $25000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3400 - $4000 and takes 34 h 9 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to Santa Barbara Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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Mazatlán to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 1120.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

American Airlines flies from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara via Huntington Park, Pacific / Florence, Long Beach Blvd Station, 7th / Decatur, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 34 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Barbara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Bakersfield via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Mexico City, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank 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 El Paso Union Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
taproyal.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 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
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
TAP
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Ciudad Juárez
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$75 - $110
Full Fare
$100 - $150
Regular Price
$111
Internet Discount
$94

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