Santa Ynez Valley Transit is a partner with Google Transit. You can use Google Maps on your Smart Phone (iPhone or Android) to get SYVT schedules and routes. Watch the YouTube video for details.


Santa Ynez Valley Transit is funded by the Cities of Buelton and Solvang, and the County of Santa Barbara.

City of Buellton
County of Santa Barbara

City of Solvang


Santa Ynez Valley Transit – General Information

Santa Ynez Valley Transit (SYVT) is a Joint-Powers Agency funded by the Cities of Buellton and Solvang, as well as Santa Barbara County. SYVT links Ballard, Buellton, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, and Solvang.

SYVT – Title VI Information

 Noticia al Publico Sobre Titulo VI – SYVT


Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 6:55 p.m.
Sunday Dial-A-Ride Service 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Click here for the flyer about the SYVT seven-day service.


On-Call Stops

On-call stops are only served upon request. These include Cottage Hospital, Allan Hancock College, Chumash Casino and the Tribal Health Clinic. To schedule a pick-up at an on-call stop simply call (805) 688-5452. To exit at an on-call stop let the driver know as you approach your destination.



SYVT does not operate on New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Fixed-Route Fares

General $1.50
Senior (60+ years) $1.25
ADA-certified $0.75
Children under 5 (with fare paying adult) FREE
Multi-Trip Pass $15.00
Senior/Disabled Multi-Trip Pass $12.50


Passes can be purchased on-board SYVT vehicles or at the SYVT Customer Service office located at 431 Second St., Suite 9 in Solvang. For further information call (805) 688-5452.


Bikes on Buses

All SYVT vehicles are equipped with bike racks. To learn how to take your bike on SYVT click here.


Title VI

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, SYVT is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded in, or denied the benefits of its services, on the basis of race, color, or national origin.


If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination you may file a complaint with the SYVT Customer Service Representative at (805) 688-5452 or submit a Title VI Complaint Form located here.