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…


EOS Wine Tours & Transportation

Eos Wine Tours and Transportation are local experts in providing wine tours and private charter transportation for weddings and events of all types. With a decade of experience, we offer private and group wine tours crafted with flair to introduce…


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.


National Charter Bus Santa Barbara

National Charter Bus specializes in group transportation in and around Santa Barbara. No matter your groups needs, their large selection of sanitized and ADA-accessible minibus and charter bus rentals has got you covered. 



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…


Getting Around Santa Barbara
From four and two-wheel transportation to on-foot adventures, use this FAQ guide for assistance in getting around Santa Barbara.
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Care & Car Free
Ditch the car. Santa Barbara offers a unique brand of care free fun, and none of which involve parking meters.
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