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Planes and Trains

Located only 10 miles North of Downtown and near the UCSB campus, the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) serves as the Tri-County region's “Airport of Choice. Offering 4 major airlines and 6 non-stop destinations, you’re one stop closer to everywhere in the world—but a world away in Santa Barbara.

Experience Santa Barbara: stunning ocean views, cinematic festivals and picturesque Mediterranean-style buildings are just a few of the highlights you might discover when exploring in your Santa Barbara car rental. Airport Rentals makes booking your vehicle a breeze: compare deals from a range of suppliers and filter them down to easily see which one is perfect for you. Click here for more info.


If you are looking to travel by train, the historic Santa Barbara Train Station is located on State Street between t he 101 freeway and the waterfront, and is serviced by two Amtrak lines: The Coast Starlight and the Pacific Surfliner. The Coast Starlight runs once daily, North and South, between Los Angeles, California and Seattle, Washington. The Pacific Surfliner runs ten times daily (five in each direction) between San Diego, California and the Santa Barbara suburb of Goleta. The Surfliner is great for quick trips to San Luis Obispo, further to the north, or Ventura, just south of Downtown. The station is fully staffed with ticketing and checked-baggage services to help with your travel. Click here to book your trip to beautiful Santa Barbara today.