Funded by Measure A
*See COVID-19 Update for Current Schedule*



Limited Lompoc Service + UCSB Service (current as of 10/1/2021)


Limited Santa Maria/Buellton Service (current as of 3/31/21)

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Upcoming Service Holidays:


January 1, 18

February 15

May 31
July 5
September 6
November 25-26
December 24, 31


Current Clean Air Express News  COVID-19 Update
(click links below)

Clean Air Express service continues to run on a limited schedule. See routes and times at the links below.

Limited Lompoc Service + UCSB Service (current as of 10/1/2021)

Limited Santa Maria/Buellton Service (current as of 3/31/21)


September 30 Update: Clean Air Express offers service to University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) beginning October 1 from Lompoc and Buellton. For the first time, the dedicated trip to UCSB will also serve the Santa Ynez Valley with a stop in Buellton, while continuing to allow Santa Maria commuters to reach campus through a free transfer in Goleta.

There will also be slight adjustments to the Lompoc - Santa Barbara morning schedule to better align with the bus's real time arrivals. See Lompoc Service + UCSB Service.


Clean Air Express Now Accepting Credit Card Payments on Vimeo.

Clean Air Express Pago sin Contacto on Vimeo.

Do You Commute from Lompoc or Santa Maria
to Goleta or Santa Barbara?

Ride the Clean Air Express to work
and put up to $500 back in your pocket every month

The Clean Air Express serves residents of Northern Santa Barbara County commuting to their jobs in Goleta and Santa Barbara, providing a fast, convenient, and money-saving way to get to work.  Fares are $150 for a monthly pass, $50 for a 10-Ride pass, and $7 cash for a single ride.  Passes can be purchased at the City of Lompoc Transit (COLT) office, the Santa Maria Area Transit (SMAT) office, the MTD Transit Center in Santa Barbara, other locations in Lompoc and Santa Maria, or through the mail using an order form


Customer Service   805-692-1902 

Mon-Fri. 8:00AM - 5:00PM 

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Round Trip Commute miles
Miles Per Gallon
Cost of Gasoline /gal.   

What you are paying for gas:

What you are paying for maintenance:

Total cost of driving alone
Monthly CAE Pass: $150.00
Monthly Savings!
The Clean Air Express is managed by the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments