Top 6 trips from Santa Barbara to Big Sur

Santa Barbara to Big Sur
starting from Santa Barbara
28 minutes → Solvang
1 hour → San Luis Obispo
58 minutes → Hearst Castle
1 hour → Big Sur







4 hours of driving
Santa Barbara to Big Sur via Cambria
starting from Santa Barbara
28 minutes → Solvang
1 hour → San Luis Obispo
40 minutes → Cambria
58 minutes → Hearst Castle
24 minutes → Ragged Point
36 minutes → Treebones Resort
18 minutes → Limekiln State Park
1 hour → Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
43 minutes → Nepenthe
10 minutes → Big Sur
4.5 hours of driving
Santa Barbara to Big Sur via Avila Beach
starting from Santa Barbara
20 minutes → Cold Spring Tavern
28 minutes → Solvang
21 minutes → Los Alamos
21 minutes → Santa Maria
21 minutes → Laetitia Vineyard & Winery
22 minutes → Avila Beach
58 minutes → Hearst Castle
36 minutes → Treebones Resort
43 minutes → Nepenthe
10 minutes → Big Sur
4.5 hours of driving
Santa Barbara to Big Sur via Carmel
starting from Santa Barbara
28 minutes → Solvang
17 minutes → Pismo Beach
2.5 hours → Carmel
41 minutes → Big Sur






5 hours of driving
Santa Barbara to Big Sur via Carmel By the Sea
starting from Santa Barbara
28 minutes → Solvang
17 minutes → Pismo Beach
2.5 hours → Carmel By the Sea
41 minutes → Big Sur






5 hours of driving
Santa Barbara to Big Sur via Paso Robles
starting from Santa Barbara
28 minutes → Solvang
17 minutes → Pismo Beach
41 minutes → Paso Robles
37 minutes → Morro Bay
58 minutes → Hearst Castle
1 hour → Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
21 minutes → Big Sur



5 hours of driving

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Explore alternate routes from Santa Barbara to Big Sur, or you can get reverse directions from Big Sur to Santa Barbara. Don't forget to factor in the weather. You can check the road conditions from Santa Barbara to Big Sur. Check out other stops like San Luis Obispo, Cambria, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach (California), Solvang, San Simeon (California), Avila Beach, Los Olivos, Cayucos, Cambria, Carmel, Carmel By the Sea, or Paso Robles. Try starting your trip from Summerland, Montecito, or Goleta. You can also change your destination to Big Sur.