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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

6:008:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
8:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
8:1015:40
$8
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
8:10
Los Angeles - Union Station
15:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
Greyhound
$8
8:0010:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
8:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
10:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
6:158:20
$8
Los Angeles - North Hollywood Greyhound StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:15
Los Angeles - North Hollywood Greyhound Station
8:20
Santa Barbara - Train Station
Greyhound
$8
18:0020:55
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
18:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
20:55
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
6:008:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
8:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5

Cheap buses leaving Friday

One passenger / one way

6:008:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
8:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
8:1015:40
$12
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
8:10
Los Angeles - Union Station
15:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
Greyhound
$12
7:009:55
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
7:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
9:55
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
6:158:20
$13
Los Angeles - North Hollywood Greyhound StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:15
Los Angeles - North Hollywood Greyhound Station
8:20
Santa Barbara - Train Station
Greyhound
$13
16:3019:20
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
16:30
Los Angeles - Union Station
19:20
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
6:008:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
8:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5

Cheap buses leaving Saturday

One passenger / one way

6:008:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
8:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
8:1015:40
$10
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
8:10
Los Angeles - Union Station
15:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
Greyhound
$10
7:4510:00
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
7:45
Los Angeles - Union Station
10:00
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
22:151:25
$10
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
22:15
Los Angeles - Union Station
1:25
Santa Barbara - Train Station
Greyhound
$10
15:5018:20
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
15:50
Los Angeles - Union Station
18:20
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5
6:008:40
$5
Los Angeles - Union StationSanta Barbara - Train Station
6:00
Los Angeles - Union Station
8:40
Santa Barbara - Train Station
FlixBus
$5

Bus Los Angeles to Santa Barbara: Trip Overview

11
Daily Buses
0:45 - 23:15
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$11
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Los Angeles - Santa Barbara

2.5 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Ratings and Reviews (15)


Callista G.26 March 2019 | 

Bus kind of smelled, pleasant ride, kind of rude staff at actual station, kind bus driver

Marie Anne B.26 February 2019 | 

I am very satisfied with my Greyhound bus trip, clean, safe, pleasant. I rekommend.

Felipe S.21 December 2018 | 

The bus needs more attention on in hygiene. The homeless smell was very strong!

Kellen M.16 November 2018 | 

Awful service. We missed the bus because it left 10 minutes early from LA even though it was the first stop on the route. The staff was unhelpful and did not attempt to help us.

Francisco D.12 November 2018 | 

bus was late, bus has no curtains.

Megan B.10 September 2018 | 

at first the staff made an announcement to say the bus would be about 2 hours late. this made everyone slightly upset. then after the 2 hours had passed they made another announcement to say the bus would be another 3 hours so a few of the passengers took it upon themselves to find their own way to santa barbara. we had asked about our options regarding a refund but the lady on the desk was ignoring the passengers and was not helpful what so ever and was very rude to her customers

Ian H.30 August 2018 | 

Bus was in decent shape but the departure was delayed by over three hours.

Andrey T.29 May 2018 | 

40 minute delay, no info, no any stop on the way to visit rest room, coach is very uncomfortable.

Charlotte W.28 May 2018 | 

The bus was over an hour late, smelled like pee pee and the chargers and WiFi did not work. Thanks

Caroline G.16 November 2017 | 

We were late by 40 minutes to my destination and the wifi on my bus didn't work at all. Very annoying

Juanita O.23 August 2017 | 

Make sure bathroom lock works

Alice S.9 August 2017 | 

The bus was tree hours late! The floor in the bus was super sticky and dirty. And the toilet was grose!

Chika S.15 April 2017 | 

I will never use it

Jason T.8 April 2017 | 

And hour and a half late to Santa Barbara. 6am trip on 4/8 left at 730am....Also would love to thank Oscar Martinez for offering to print my 3rd party boarding pass....when there are only 2 or 3 trips a day to Santa Barbara, I expect that they be all on time....

Yiuyion C.3 January 2017 | 

The bus was delayed 2 hours.

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Bus service from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara are provided by FlixBus and Greyhound.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara will depart from Downtown Greyhound Station, North Hollywood Greyhound Station, Downtown Tufesa Station, East LA I-5 & I-710, Huntington Park Tufesa Station, LAX Airport Holiday Inn, Downtown Westin Bonaventure, Union Station, Commerce Citadel Outlet or Downtown Main St & 1st St.

A bus ride to Santa Barbara will drop you off at Train Station.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses11
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures0:45 - 23:15
Minimum Price$3
Average Ticket Price$11
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeFlixBus, Greyhound US

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Route Map

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara Route Map

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Did you know?

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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