Directions to the Davidson Library @ UCSB
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA): For greatest convenience, we recommend making reservations with Santa Barbara as your final destination. The UCSB campus is a two-minute drive from the airport. Visit the SB Airport’s official website for further information.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): Connect to UCSB via the Santa Barbara Airbus motorcoach shuttle (visit their website for schedules and reservations).
Amtrak terminals are located in Santa Barbara (12–15 miles from UCSB) and Goleta (3 miles from UCSB). Travelers will need to arrange their own taxi or other transportation to campus or their chosen accommodations.
UCSB is easily accessible from highway US-101. (Note when using maps websites, there is no proper street address for UCSB; you can get directions by entering zip code 93106.)
- From the South: Take US-101 northbound to the Airport/UCSB/Hwy 217 exit (approximately 8 miles north of downtown Santa Barbara). This expressway will take you directly into UCSB Henley Gate (East Gate).
- From the North: Take US-101 southbound to the Storke/Glen Annie Road exit. Turn right on Storke Road. Proceed 2 miles to El Colegio Road. Turn left on El Colegio Road, proceed about one mile, and enter the UCSB campus West Gate.
Parking on Campus
For parking information, visit:
Visitor Parking at UCSB