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


Solvang Taxi and Wine Tours

Locally owned and operated in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, Solvang Taxi and Wine Tours offers efficient, courteous, reliable transportation and affordable wine tours throughout the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Rita Hills in Santa Barbara County.…


Captain Jack’s Tours & Events

Captain Jack's began in 2005 after the founders spent a week in Hawaii engaging in fun-filled adventure tours. They knew that similar tours should be provided in Santa Barbara County. Owned by two Santa Barbara natives, Captain Jack's offers wine…


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.


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…


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…



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…


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