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.

Transportation in Santa Barbara


Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Make the most of your Santa Barbara adventure aboard Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® where your getaway starts as soon as you step onto the train. Much more than just getting from point A to point B, traveling to Santa Barbara on the Pacific…


Celebration Cruises of Santa Barbara

Whether you want to experience a tour of Santa Barbara’s beautiful coast, have a romantic evening with a loved one, enjoy music out on the water with friends, or plan your perfect party, Celebration Cruises has everything you need. Here you…


Santa Barbara Airbus

Travel easier with Santa Barbara Airbus! With 10 trips between Santa Barbara & LAX every day, the Airbus is the best solution and most cost-effective way to get between Santa Barbara and LAX. Bookings can be made online or over…


Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara Airport – Your Gateway to the American Riviera Your vacation begins the moment you journey through the contemporary glass-enclosed boarding ramps with spectacular vistas of the surrounding hillsides and into the enchanting…


Santa Barbara Trolley Company

Welcome aboard Santa Barbara Trolley Tours. With over 30 years in service, we know Santa Barbara!  Let our experienced Santa Barbara native drivers guide you through Santa Barbara’s hot spots! We offer fully-narrated…



Santa Barbara MTD

The mission of Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is to enhance the mobility of South Coast residents, commuters, and visitors by offering safe, appealing, equitable, environmentally responsible, and fiscally sound transit service.


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