There are 5 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Venice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA, line 733 bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Spring / 7th to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$18 - $43

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Bus Amtrak, line 733 bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$1 - $3

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Train, line 733 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$31 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Venice 93.9 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBA - LAX

$116 - $257

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Venice is to bus and line 733 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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

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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 43 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Venice is 77 miles. The road distance is 93.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Venice without a car is to bus and line 733 bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $18 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Santa Barbara to Venice, including transfers.

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Santa Barbara to Venice bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Venice is to bus and line 733 bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $18 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $260 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Santa Barbara Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Santa Barbara to Venice bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Venice / Abbot Kinney station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Barbara to Venice.
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  • Distance: 77.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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 43 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Santa Barbara to Venice 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
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
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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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 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Venice is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Venice.

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United Airlines offers flights from Santa Barbara Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2357+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $123 USD per night.

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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 $1 - $2.

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