getting here
by car

By Car

From points north
From San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, San Francisco, and other points north – take 101 south to Orcutt. Exit Union Valley Pkwy. Turn right onto E Union Valley Pkwy. Turn left onto Highway 1/135, heading south towards Lompoc/Vandenberg SFB. Exit Highway 1 to Lompoc/VSFB. At VSFB, turn left and head to Lompoc.

From points south
From Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and other points south – take 101 north towards Buellton. After the Gaviota Pass tunnel, exit Highway 1 towards Lompoc/Vandenberg SFB, and enjoy 20-minute scenic drive to Lompoc.

From points east
From Bakersfield, the Central Valley, and other points east along Highway 99 or Interstate 5, take Highway 166 west to the 101. Go south on 101 to Route 246 in Buellton. Go west on 246, 30 minutes to Lompoc.


By Train

Surf Station near Lompoc is a regular stop on Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner, which travels between San Luis Obispo and San Diego, along the California coast. The Surf Station is an unstaffed rail stop, 10 miles west of the city of Lompoc. There is no bus service between the Surf depot and Lompoc; taxi cab service may be arranged to/from the station to local hotels.

by plane

By Air

Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

SBA is the largest regional airport near Lompoc, with direct flights to major western U.S. cities including Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle.

SBA is served by the following airlines:

  • Alaska
  • American
  • Frontier
  • United
  • US Airways

SBA is less than one hour south of Lompoc – Car rental service available.

500 James Fowler Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
(805) 683-4011

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP)

SLO offers direct flights to Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco through these airlines:

  • United
  • US Airways

SBP is an hour north of Lompoc – Car rental service available.

901 Airport Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 781-5205

Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX)

Allegiant Air operates flights to/from Las Vegas.

SMX is 30 minutes north of Lompoc – Car rental service available.

3249 Terminal Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 922-1726

Airport Shuttles

Roadrunner Shuttle

Roadrunner provides door-to-door transportation to/ from Santa Barbara Airport as well as custom transport for site seeing, wine tours, and special events.

(800) 247-7919


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