Travel from RAP to SBA

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$208 | 1d 6h 1min Flight$387 | 7h 35min Bus166 lb of CO2
  1. Flight$387
    7h 35min · 682 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$208
    1d 6h 1min · 166 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 53min · 214 lb of CO2

RAP airport Flights

bus tickets from RAP to SBA

$387 · 7h 35min
Various airlines
About $387
Travel Duration
7h 35min

RAP airport Buses

bus tickets from Rapid City to Santa Barbara

$208 · 1d 6h 1min
Various bus companies
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 6h 1min

Drive from RAP airport

Driving from RAP to SBA

$150 · 18h 53min

It's 1114 miles between RAP to SBA. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 49min from RAP to SBA under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 46min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to SBA by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

Our recommendation to SBA

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from RAP to SBA?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are flight, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able. Shuttle service may be available to SBA. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

What's the cheapest way from RAP to SBA?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from RAP to SBA is by bus. The bus costs $208 roughly and will take 1 day 6 hours 1 minute.

How long does it take from RAP to SBA by car?

The total distance between RAP and SBA is 1114 miles and will take you about 18 hours 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.