Air Travel

Alaska Air, American/US Airways, and United fly to Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), 9 miles from downtown. United and US Airways provide service to San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), 3 miles from downtown San Luis Obispo.

Santa Barbara Airbus shuttles travelers between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles for $50 one-way and $95 round-trip. The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District Bus 11 ($1.75) runs every 30 minutes from the airport to the downtown transit center. A taxi between the airport and the hotel districts costs between $22 and $40.

Airport Contacts

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. 901 Airport Dr., off Hwy. 227, San Luis Obispo, California, 93401. 805/781–5205;

Santa Barbara Airport. 500 Fowler Rd., off U.S. 101 Exit 104B, Santa Barbara, California, 93117. 805/683–4011;

Santa Barbara Airbus. 805/964–7759; 800/423–1618;

Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District. 805/963–3366;

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