There are 5 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Venice 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.

Recommended option

Bus, line 733 bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. 6731 / ...
  2. 33 / ...

$18 - $43

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, line 733 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. 4591
  2. 33 / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner / ...

$35 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 93.9 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, line 3 bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. SBA - LAX

$82 - $214

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

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Venice via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Broadway, and Spring / 7th in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Venice every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Spring / 7th to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Aviation Nb & Imperial Fs to Lincoln Nb & Superba Ns
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Barbara and Venice is 123 km. The road distance is 150 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Venice is to Amtrak Thruway and line 733 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 4 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Venice is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $9 - $14.

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to Venice. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara, Ca and arriving at Venice / Abbot Kinney via 7th / Decatur and Spring / 7th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Santa Barbara to Venice, including transfers.