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Paso Robles-Santa Barbara Train Schedule
There are 3 daily trains from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. Traveling by train from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara usually takes around 4 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||100 mi (161 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 55m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara?
In the last month, C$37.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Paso Robles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$5.80 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara will vary between C$37 and C$41. Planning a train trip to Santa Barbara within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Paso Robles over the next 7 days is C$37. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$36 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$55 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Santa Barbara from Paso Robles will be about C$5.80 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara?
2 train services operate from Paso Robles, California to Santa Barbara, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
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 2 Amtrak trains from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $37.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara 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 Paso Robles to Santa Barbara?
How long is the train journey from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Paso Robles at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Paso Robles to Santa Barbara?
There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Barbara to Paso Robles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara for $37.41.
Where is the train station in Paso Robles?
There is one train station in Paso Robles.
Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?
Santa Barbara receives travelers from Paso Robles at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Santa Barbara:
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