Cheap bus tickets from Santa Barbara, CA to Santa Maria, CA

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Rides:Santa Barbara, CA Santa Maria, CA (12/08/2022)

1:15 hrs
Santa Barbara Station
Santa Maria
Almost full
$15.99
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Bus stations and stops in Santa Barbara, CA

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Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara Bus Loop - University of California, Santa Barbara)

Santa Barbara Train Station

Santa Barbara (La Cumbre Plaza)

Santa Barbara (Train Station)

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Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Maria, CA : Quick information
Online payment

Yes

Distance

55 miles

Direct connection

Yes

Environmentally-friendly travel?

Yes

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria by bus?
The quickest bus trip from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria takes as little as 1 hour 15 minutes.
What is the distance between Santa Barbara and Santa Maria?
The bus route from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria covers 63 miles. FlixBus can bring you from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria in as little as 1 hour 15 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between Santa Barbara and Santa Maria?
You can get from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria for as little as $15.99.
What route does the bus from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria take?
There are direct connections from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria. Among them up to 1 buses running daily from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria, 1 are direct connections. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria?
You can buy your bus ticket from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
Where can I see if my bus from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria is on time?
You can track your bus location on our Real-Time Info Tool. Just select the relevant bus stop and check the time of arrival. Find out where your bus is and check if there are delays on the route.

Find the cheapest buses from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria

Looking for cheap tickets from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria? FlixBus has you covered. The distance between Santa Barbara and Santa Maria is 63 miles, which takes a minimum of 1 hour 15 minutes.
FlixBus has a large nationwide network, so you can travel onwards with us once you reach Santa Maria.
So how to find the best ticket prices? Be sure to book in advance on our website or via our FlixBus App. When booking through the App, your ticket will be stored directly, making bus travel even more green and convenient!

Traveling from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria


The bus takes a minimum of 1 hour 15 minutes and you can expect 3 stops on your journey.

Traveling with FlixBus isn't just quick, it's cheap too. If you book in advance online or using the app, you can expect to pay as little as $15.99 for a ticket between Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, That's a great saving compared to traveling by train, car or plane!
What's more, bus travel is a more sustainable mode of transport. We're working towards making our entire FlixBus fleet 100% carbon neutral, and every customer can offset their carbon footprint by making a donation when they purchase their ticket.

Taking the bus from Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is well-connected on the FlixBus network with 19 connections departing every day from 5 stations, making it very easy to travel across the country.

Arriving in Santa Maria

With 2 bus station(s), Santa Barbara is well-connected. Traveling with FlixBus around the country is very cheap and easy, as to get to Santa Maria you can pick one of the 6 routes arriving daily.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria

Once you've booked your bus tickets through the FlixBus App using one of our secure payment methods, you just need to bring your phone to use as your ticket - and your luggage, of course. Don't worry about packing light as you can bring one piece of carry-on luggage and one piece of hold luggage for your journey.
Want to be guaranteed the best seat in the house? You can choose yours when you book your ticket. Opt for a classic seat, a table seat, a panorama seat for a great view, or reserve the free seat beside you for extra space.
Once you've stowed your luggage away and settled in, sit back and enjoy the journey with the onboard services on your FlixBus bus including free Wi-Fi onboard, FLIXtainment - out entertainment portal, toilets and plug socket.Whether you need to fire off some emails during your trip, or you want to relax and enjoy the ride, we've got you covered.


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