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Duration 44 min
Distance 81 miles
Average price $35
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Santa Barbara

The nearest airport to Santa Barbara is Santa Barbara (SBA). However, there are better options for getting to Santa Barbara. Central Coast Shuttle operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Burbank Amtrak to Santa Barbara 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 13m.

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Los Angeles (LAX)

  1. Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Santa Barbara
2h 25m
$60 - $70
Other nearby airports

Santa Barbara (SBA)

  1. Santa Barbara Airport
  2. Santa Barbara
44 min
$1 - $45

Burbank (BUR)

  1. Burbank Amtrak
  2. Santa Barbara
3h 14m
Cheapest
$28 - $41

Santa Ana (SNA)

  1. Harbor-Macarthur
  2. Fullerton Amtrak Station
  3. Santa Barbara
5h 55m
$32 - $47

Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT)

  1. Pomona Transit Center
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Santa Barbara
5h 20m

Important airports for Santa Barbara

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Santa Barbara is Santa Barbara (SBA) Airport which is 8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Burbank (BUR) (78.9 miles), Los Angeles (LAX) (81.2 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (117.7 miles) and Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) (123.2 miles).

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It takes 2h 25m to get from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles (LAX) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Los Angeles (LAX) Airport, which is 81.2 miles away from Santa Barbara. The bus via Los Angeles Airport, CA from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara takes 2h 25m.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Santa Barbara. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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