There are 10 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas by train, plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train to Burbank, fly  •  5 h 5 min

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

$141 - $566

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA 6739
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV 6034 / ...

$36 - $112

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Bus to Los Angeles, fly  •  5 h 9 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

$86 - $251

Bus to Santa Maria, fly  •  4 h 19 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

$140 - $344

Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Las Vegas (LAS) SNA - LAS

$108 - $427

Train to Long Beach, fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Las Vegas (LAS) LGB - LAS

$86 - $345

Train, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles - Amtrak, CA to Las Vegas, NV 1683 / ...

$50 - $140

Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Bakersfield, CA 5602
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV 3612

Train, bus via Barstow Travel Center  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Victorville, CA to Barstow Travel Center
  4. Take the bus from Barstow Travel Center to Las Vegas, NV

$90 - $207

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas 361.1 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Santa Barbara, CA, USA and Las Vegas, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas via Los Angeles, CA in around 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Virgin America
Website
virginamerica.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Avg. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
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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 Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles - Amtrak, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Avg. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Avg. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Victorville, CA to Barstow Travel Center
Avg. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Barstow Travel Center to Las Vegas, NV
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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Bus from Barstow, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas?

The distance between Santa Barbara and Las Vegas is 458 km. The road distance is 578 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas is to drive which costs $45 and takes 5 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas?

The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $200.

Is there a direct bus between Santa Barbara and Las Vegas?

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, CA and arriving at Las Vegas, NV via Los Angeles, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas?

It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas, including transfers.