Captain Jack's Tours

Captain Jack's Tours is the #1 Tour & Event company in Santa Barbara, offering more fun choices every day. Captain Jack's Tours will provide that special something to every event whether your group consists of 2 people or 200. With so many fun things to do in Santa Barbara, Captain Jack's Tours & Events has something for everyone.

Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

All Aboard Santa Barbara’s Original & Longest Running Trolley Tour and Charter Services. See the American Riviera in 90 minutes or jump off and on all day. Santa Barbara sightseeing at its finest on the original, fully narrated Santa Barbara Trolley Tour. For over 30 years, we've been providing trolley tours in the Santa Barbara community. Join us as we visit local hot spots such as the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Zoo, Museum of Natural History, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and more, all fully narrated by our energetic and knowledgeable tour guides! Or, charter our newly renovated fleet of trolleys for your wedding, party or corporate event.

A and J Limousine Service

A and J Limousine was started in 2003 and is a locally owned Santa Barbara Limo/Transportation Company operated by Andrea and Justin Plackett. Our company was started with one limousine and operated by word of mouth for the first year of business! Since our start, A and J Limousine in Santa Barbara has added a variety of different vehicles to service our clients in the Santa Barbara area and surrounding areas.

Downtown & Waterfront Shuttles

MTD’s Downtown-Waterfront Shuttles are sponsored by the City of Santa Barbara to provide frequent shuttle service along busy State Street and the Waterfront area. Transfers are required when traveling between the Downtown Shuttles and the Waterfront Shuttles.


Greyhound is an intercity bus common carrier operating 100+ routes and serving over 3,800 destinations across North America. Greyhound's scheduled services compete with the private automobile, low-cost airlines, Amtrak, and other intercity coach bus companies. Greyhound bus lines serves the majority of the lower 48 states in the United States, and they also extended their services into Canada and Mexico.

Santa Barbara Airbus

Santa Barbara Airbus was founded in 1983 as a locally owned and operated company. They offer 16 scheduled trips daily between Los Angeles International Airport with stops in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Carpinteria. The earliest bus departs Santa Barbara at 3:50 a.m. to arrive at LAX by 6 a.m. and the last pickup from LAX is at 10 p.m. The Airbus operates the same schedule every day and is open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 7 miles west of downtown Santa Barbara, California. It is near the University of California, Santa Barbara and the city of Goleta. Several airlines serve or plan to serve the airport with non-stop flights to Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Phoenix, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, and other destinations. More than 700,000 passengers use the airport annually.

Santa Barbara Car Free

Discover the Santa Barbara Car Free experience! It’s about enjoying the fresh air and taking the time to savor the experience for a healthier planet - and a healthier you. Whether you’re a Santa Barbara local, or a visitor arriving by train, plane, or car, Santa Barbara offers a menu of special car free opportunities. To inspire your car free experience, more than 100 partners in the community have come together through Santa Barbara Car Free, a cooperative eco-tourism project founded and led by the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District for cleaner air and a healthier planet.

Santa Barbara MTD

The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District, with its focus on passenger service, provides reliable, safe, comfortable mobility to those who lack other transportation, including students, the elderly and individuals with disabilities who have access to bus stops. MTD also provides an attractive transportation option for commuters and shoppers who might otherwise drive cars.

Santa Barbara Train Station

The Santa Barbara Train Station is served daily by Coast Starlight trains to and from Los Angeles, Oregon and Washington, Amtrak California's Pacific Surfliners to and from San Diego and Los Angeles, with some trains extending north to San Luis Obispo, and Amtrak Motor Coach service to the San Joaquin trains and to some Pacific Surfliners. The station is fully staffed, with ticketing, checked baggage and package express service available.

Wine Tours

Many local transportation services are available to show you the wonders of Wine Country. Experience Santa Barbara County's premier wineries with knowledgeable guides. Enjoy tasting the region's exceptional wines and have an unforgettable experience in the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez wine country.

Bus with Chromatic Arch photo courtesy MTD