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There are 8 ways to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara by plane, bus, train, night bus 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.

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Fly to Santa Barbara  •  7 h 23 min

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

$237 - $859

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Los Angeles 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6756

$16 - $40

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Fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  6 h 30 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  •  8 h 52 min

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

$194 - $1,272

Fly to Bakersfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 16 min

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

Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) MZT - SBP
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca

$292 - $1,045

Bus, train  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$199 - $236

Drive  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara 1376.4 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara is to bus and night bus which costs $310 - $750 and takes 30 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara is to fly and bus which costs $3700 - $16000 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Mazatlan R. Urias and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 29 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 and night bus which takes 30 h 29 min and costs $310 - $750.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Mazatlan R. Urias station.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to Santa Barbara Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 24 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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Santa Barbara is 1 h behind Mazatlán. It is currently 12:50 AM in Mazatlán and 11:50 PM in Santa Barbara.

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  • Distance: 1120.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Barbara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Barbara via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Bakersfield via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Mazatlan to Bakersfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,300
Flights from Mazatlan to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Mazatlan to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Barbara via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Mazatlan to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Mazatlan to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Flights from Mazatlan to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
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 Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
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 Santa Maria, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.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

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to Santa Barbara is 2202 km. It takes approximately 23 h 7 min to drive from Mazatlán to Santa Barbara.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to Santa Barbara Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Santa Barbara. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mazatlan Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $110 - $140.

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