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

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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Train, line 222 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 222 bus from Burbank Airport Ritc to Highland / Hollywood 222

$32 - $65

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Bus, line 704 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Fairfax 704

$1 - $3

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Amtrak Thruway, line 704 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA 4591
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Fairfax 704

$1 - $3

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood 91.2 miles

$8 - $13

Fly, subway, line 217 bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBA - LAX
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Highland Station
  3. Take the line 217 bus from Hollywood / Highland to Fairfax / Santa Monica

$84 - $217

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood is to bus and line 704 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak and arriving at Santa Monica / Fairfax via Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and West Hollywood is 80 miles. The road distance is 91.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood without a car is to train and line 222 bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood, including transfers.

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Santa Barbara to West Hollywood bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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

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Santa Barbara to West Hollywood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Santa Monica / Fairfax station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to West Hollywood is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood.

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  • Distance: 80.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 3 h 47 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Burbank Airport Ritc to Highland / Hollywood
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Fairfax
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hollywood / Highland to Fairfax / Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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

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There are 2453+ hotels available in West Hollywood. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Barbara Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $1 - $2.

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