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

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Line 733 bus, bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 733 bus from Venice / Abbot Kinney to Main / 7th 33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6742 / ...

$19 - $46

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Line 733 bus, train  •  4 h 45 min

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

$32 - $68

Line 733 bus, bus Amtrak  •  5 h

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

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Santa Barbara 94.1 miles

$9 - $14

Bus, fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lincoln Sb & Venice Ns to Lax Transit Center Bay 11
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA

$90 - $224

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Santa Barbara. However, there are services departing from Venice / Abbot Kinney and arriving at Santa Barbara, Ca via 7th / Main and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Venice and Santa Barbara is 77 miles. The road distance is 94.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Venice to Santa Barbara without a car is to line 733 bus and bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Venice to Santa Barbara, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Santa Barbara Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Venice to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Barbara, Ca station.

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

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

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There are 146+ hotels available in Santa Barbara. Prices start at $136 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Santa Barbara.
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  • Distance: 77.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Venice to Santa Barbara via Main / 7th, 7th / Main, 7th / Decatur, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
53 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Venice / Abbot Kinney to Main / 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Venice / Abbot Kinney to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Lincoln Sb & Venice Ns to Lax Transit Center Bay 11
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com

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