There are 6 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff 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 Santa Barbara to Flagstaff  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Flagstaff (FLG) SBA - FLG

$264 - $1,319

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Flagstaff, Az 1364 / ...

$66 - $167

4 alternative options

Fly Santa Barbara to Phoenix, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Phoenix (PHX) SBA - PHX
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to NAU Dome

$106 - $222

Train to Burbank, fly to Flagstaff  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Flagstaff (FLG) BUR - FLG

$182 - $377

Train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak Southwest Chief

$110 - $295

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff 558.2 miles

$50 - $80

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Flagstaff, AZ, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Burbank to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport 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
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Barbara and Flagstaff is 740 km. The road distance is 893 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $260 - $1,400.

No, there is no direct train from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak and arriving at Flagstaff Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Flagstaff, Az via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff, including transfers.