There are 5 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) by train, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

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

$28 - $65

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Bus, line 94 bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the line 94 bus from Hill / 5th to Hollywood Way / Thornton 94 / ...

$19 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) 89 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport

$100 - $140

Towncar  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a town car from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport 89 miles

$290 - $410

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR). However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Hollywood Way / Thornton via 7th / Decatur and Hill / 5th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak and arriving at Burbank Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Burbank Airport (BUR) is 79 miles. The road distance is 89 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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The train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 94 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Hollywood Way / Thornton station.

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Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Burbank Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR).
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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Burbank Airport (BUR), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Broadway, and Hill / 5th in around 3 h 38 min.

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Hill / 5th to Hollywood Way / Thornton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Towncar from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport
Estimated price
$290 - $410

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR) is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Burbank Airport (BUR).

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