Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD)
Note: You can purchase MTD 10-Ride Bus passes by mail using a form linked from this page on MTD's website: http://www.sbmtd.gov/fares-and-passes/index.html.
Visitors to Santa Barbara enjoy riding up and down State Street and along the waterfront in a small, open-air, quiet, electric shuttle (pictured on right). The fare is only 50 cents. Shuttles run until 6 PM year-round, and until 9 PM on Fridays and Saturdays from April through October (daylight savings times). Check the schedule for all the details.
|Seaside Shuttle||A downtown shuttle in charming Carpinteria.|
|Bike and Bus||List of routes with bike racks and instructions for their use.|
|Santa Barbara MTD||Home page with access to bus maps, schedules, and a trip planner.|
|Other Bus Services|
|The Breeze Bus||Weekday service between Santa Maria and Lompoc, call 1-800-417-2137 (ote: this bus does not go to or from Santa Barbara)|
|Clean Air Express||Weekday service from Santa Maria and Lompoc to Goleta and Santa Barbara. Bicycles are welcome. 805-692-1902.|
|Chumash Casino||Free bus transportation from Santa Barbara to the Casino. 1-800-728-9997. Slots, bingo, poker, 21, entertainment.|
|Coastal Express Service||Express coach service between Ventura, Oxnard, Carpinteria, and Santa Barbara seven days a week; additional service to Goleta and UCSB during weekday peak times. Bicycles and surfboards welcome. 1-800-438-1112. (Scroll down on website for Coastal Express schedule).|
|EasyLift Transportation||Dial-A-Ride service for frail-elderly and/or disabled individuals who are physically or cognitively unable to ride regular public transit.|
|Greyhound Bus Lines||Nationwide transit. Fares and schedule information, toll-free: 1-800-229-9424. International areas without toll free access: 1-402-330-8552.|
|Santa Barbara Airbus||Scheduled and custom day trips to Los Angeles sport and theatre events, museums, and theme parks. Also shuttle to and from LAX. 805-964-7759 or toll-free 1-800-423-1618.|
|Santa Barbara Trolley Tours||805-965-0353. Guided tours of downtown and nearby areas, including the historic Mission.|
|Silverado Stages||Charter bus service serving the Central Coast. See website or call 805-545-8400.|