Distance from Los Angeles, California to Santa Barbara, California


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The distance from Los Angeles, California to Santa Barbara, California is 78.9 miles by the driving route, 78.9 miles by the biking route, and 78.9 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is 78.9 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 78.9 mi 127.0 km
biking Bicycling 78.9 mi 127.0 km
walking Walking 78.9 mi 127.0 km
flying Airplane 78.9 mi 127.0 km 9.5 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg78.9 miles$8.68
25 mpg78.9 miles$6.95
30 mpg78.9 miles$5.79
35 mpg78.9 miles$4.96
40 mpg78.9 miles$4.34
50 mpg78.9 miles$3.47
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.20 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Los Angeles, CA to Nearby Cities

From Los Angeles, CA to Santa Monica, CA 4.1 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to Santa Monica, CA 4.1 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to Inglewood, CA 5.8 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to Inglewood, CA 5.8 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to Topanga, CA 12.4 miles

Table 4. Distance from Los Angeles, CA to Cities Near Santa Barbara, CA

From Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA 78.9 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA 78.9 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA 51.2 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA 51.2 miles
From Los Angeles, CA to Oxnard, CA 47.1 miles

Also see Distance from Los Angeles to other countries; Distance from Los Angeles to other world cities; Distance from Los Angeles to nearby airports.