How to get thereContinuing on the Pacific coast highway 1, Santa Barbara is a 4 hr drive by road from Monterey. The journey down the coastal road is spectacular with astonishing views, each getting better as the destination got closer.Buses to Santa Barbara are available at different timings of the day. Ideal time to reach the bus station is 6 hours with multiple stops on the way. Again, Greyhound bus operator is one of the convenient and safest operators to travel by.Places to seeSanta Barbara is a sun kissed, fun and an adventurous city. Minimum of two days are required to go around and rejoice in the beauty of this place.