Lompoc travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lompoc

With a population of 42,434, Lompoc is a must-see destination in California, United States. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Lompoc has to offer.

What to do in Lompoc

Top activities & attractions in Lompoc

When to visit Lompoc

Lompoc in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lompoc in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lompoc in July, when the average temperature is 62.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 71.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 37.4 °F, with an average temperature of 50 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 4.3″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Lompoc, with an average rainfall of 0″.

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How to Get to Lompoc


Although Lompoc doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Santa Barbara (SBA), which is located 38 miles from Lompoc. San Luis Obispo County is the most popular, with regular flights from United Airlines, American Airlines, Qatar Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Lompoc departs from Seattle and takes around 12h 02m.


The train station in Lompoc is called Lompoc Surf, and is located 9 miles from the city center.


Another option to get to Lompoc is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 129 miles from Lompoc. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Hertz, among others, in Los Angeles.


Greyhound operates bus routes to Lompoc.

Airlines serving Lompoc

Good (2,614 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,242 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (308 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,466 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,087 reviews)
Good (787 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Good (3,109 reviews)
Good (884 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (572 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,770 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (137 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lompoc

Where to stay in popular areas of Lompoc

Most booked hotels in Lompoc

Hilton Garden Inn Lompoc, CA
Excellent (8.6, 158 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Lompoc
Excellent (8.4, 186 reviews)
Embassy Suites by Hilton Lompoc Central Coast
Good (7.8, 256 reviews)
Lotus of Lompoc - A Great Hospitality Inn
Good (6.1, 593 reviews)
Motel 6 Lompoc
Okay (5.7, 689 reviews)
Red Roof Inn Lompoc
Okay (5.6, 280 reviews)
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Renting a car in Lompoc

Renting a car in Lompoc costs $70 per day, on average, or $140 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 14% cheaper than airport locations in Lompoc.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Lompoc (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Lompoc is Standard (Chevrolet Express or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Corolla or similar) are, on average, 59% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

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