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The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), a gateway to the enchantment of Santa Barbara, is located eight miles west of downtown Santa Barbara. Many  hotels offer free pick-up and drop-off service, inquire when making your lodging reservation. Taxi cabs are also available. 

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
  Santa Barbara Airport Home page.
  Terminal Map Inside the airport.
Airport Transportation
  Many hotels have shuttle vans, or can arrange transportation for you. Check when you make your lodging reservation. See also Taxis and Limos on this site, and Ground Transportation on the Airport's website.
  The #11 MTD bus serves the airport more than 30 times daily to/from the downtown area. See the stops and the schedule here.
Getting to/from the Amtrak Station
  The Goleta Amtrak Station is 1.9 miles from the airport entrance. See the Taxis and Limos page on this site, or suggested public transportation options below.
  The closest door-to-door public transportation is the #11 and #6 MTD bus lines, which run in different directions around the airport, UCSB, and Camino Real Marketplace.  While not a very direct route, the ~45 minute bus ride does not require a lot of walking and has no bus transfers.
Amtrak station stop: Hollister and La Patera Lane.
Airport stop:  Moffet Place and SB Airport
Airlines that fly to Santa Barbara
  Alaska Air 1-800-252-7522
  American Airlines 1-800-433-7300
  United Airlines 1-800-241-6522 (1-800United1)
  U.S. Airways 1-800-428-4322
If you fly to Los Angeles
  FlyAway Bus The FlyAway bus services goes between Los Angeles Airport and Union Station (where you can catch Amtrak to Santa Barbara, see Train). Operates every 30 minutes all day and night except between 1am and 5am when it operates every hour. Check the FlyAway website for latest info on fares (click link on left).
  Santa Barbara Airbus 16 daily trips to and from Los Angeles International Airport on comfortable, restroom equipped buses. See website or call 805 964 7759.
  Air shuttle service Choose one of the airlines listed above to book a short 1/2 hour flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA).
  See also Taxis and Limos Many Limo companies offer services to and from the Los Angeles Airport.