Transportation

Getting to Santa Barbara, and then getting around once you arrive, are arguably two of visitors’ favorite features when it comes to ease and convenience. Train, plane, car, or bus, transportation in Santa Barbara is incredibly accessible.

Once here, leave your car in park. Public transportation options are as varied as the places they can take you, and include public bus, open-air trolley, and water taxi. Or go exploring on foot, via bike path, or flag down the nearest pedicab.

Featured Transportation in Santa Barbara


Santa Barbara Airbus

Travel better with the Santa Barbara Airbus! With 16 trips between Santa Barbara & LAX every day, the Airbus is the easiest and most cost-effective way to get to Santa Barbara. Bookings can be made online up to 2 hours before your trip.…

Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara Airport –Your Gateway to the American Riviera Earn Valuable Reward Points this Fall! The Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) has joined Thanks Again®, the world’s only airport loyalty coalition, to offer travelers valuable…

Santa Barbara Car Free

The Santa Barbara Car Free project encourages car free travel to and around Santa Barbara by offering information, maps, ideas and deals. Check out www.santabarbaracarfree.org to see all you can do without a car. Register on the website for train…