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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Burbank to Solana Beach. Traveling by train from Burbank to Solana Beach usually takes around 4 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train can make the trip in 3 hours and 3 minutes.

Distance102 mi (164 km)
Fastest train3h 3m
Lowest price$40.67
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pacific Surfliner
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Burbank to Solana Beach

Average prices by travel date

$55$37$18JunJun

Monthly average prices

$61$49$37$24$12JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$61$49$37$24$123020100

Which train should you take from Burbank to Solana Beach?

2 train services operate from Burbank, California to Solana Beach, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 46m$41.74
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner33h 7m$41.74
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Burbank to Solana Beach every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $41.

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  • 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 Solana Beach every day, and prices for a one-way train ticket start from $41.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burbank to Solana Beach 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Burbank to Solana Beach?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Burbank to Solana Beach. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Burbank to Solana Beach?

The distance between Burbank and Solana Beach is approximately 102 miles, or 164 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 3 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Burbank to Solana Beach are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 9:00pm. 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 Solana Beach?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Solana Beach. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Solana Beach 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 Solana Beach?

Arrival stations

Solana Beach has one train station.

Need a return trip from Solana Beach to Burbank?

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