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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Burbank to Carpinteria. Traveling by train from Burbank to Carpinteria usually takes around one hour and 47 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train can make the trip in one hour and 43 minutes.

Distance71 mi (114 km)
Fastest train1h 43m
Lowest price$33.81
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pacific Surfliner
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Burbank, CA to Carpinteria, CA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




August 27, 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Pros: Pleasant fast and comfortable. Cons: Not sure. Tips: Arrive eRly..train does not wait.

Pros: Pleasant fast and comfortable. Cons: Not sure. Tips: Arrive eRly..train does not wait.

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Which train should you take from Burbank to Carpinteria?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is the one and only train line which connects Burbank, California to Carpinteria, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner31h 48m$33.92
  • Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

    Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

    The Pacific Surfliner is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs along the Pacific coast of Southern California, connecting San Luis Obispo to the north with San Diego to the south. The line is among the most famous Amtrak routes due to the unique scenic views it presents, as the train parallels the coastline for large portions of the 268-mile railroad stretch. The Pacific Surfliner offers first-class amenities like onboard restrooms, free WiFi, seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as storage racks for surfboards. On average, the service offers 3 train trips from Burbank to Carpinteria every day, and prices for a one-way train ticket start from $34.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burbank to Carpinteria during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Burbank to Carpinteria?

The distance between Burbank and Carpinteria is approximately 71 miles, or 114 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 43 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Burbank to Carpinteria are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Burbank at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Burbank to Carpinteria?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Burbank to Carpinteria.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Carpinteria to Burbank.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Burbank?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Burbank.

Where is the train station in Carpinteria?

Arrival stations

Carpinteria has one train station.

Need a return trip from Carpinteria to Burbank?

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