There are 9 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park 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.

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Bus Tufesa  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$97 - $185

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Fly from Santa Barbara, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Las Vegas (LAS) SBA - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$92 - $418

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Train, bus Tufesa  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$112 - $212

Train, bus Boltbus  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, South Strip Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$101 - $196

Bus  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Carpinteria Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park 337.4 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Los Angeles, fly, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Las Vegas (LAS) LAX - LAS
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$135 - $341

Train to Burbank, fly, bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Las Vegas (LAS) BUR - LAS
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$190 - $656

Bus to Santa Maria, fly, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Santa Maria (SMX) to Las Vegas (LAS) SMX - LAS
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$189 - $434

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Death Valley, CA via 7th / Decatur, Downtown Los Angeles and Las Vegas, NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Death Valley National Park is 214 miles. The road distance is 337.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to get from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park, including transfers.

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Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park bus services, operated by Bundu Bus, arrive at Death Valley, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park is 337 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Barbara Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park.
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  • Distance: 214 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 20 min

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Death Valley National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Death Valley National Park via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Maple, Downtown Los Angeles, Las Vegas @ Excalibur, Las Vegas, NV, and Death Valley, CA in around 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
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 Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
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.

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 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
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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GotoBus
Bundu Bus
Website
bundubus.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
bundubus.com
Book at
bundubus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, South Strip Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.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 Carpinteria Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com

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