Cheap train tickets from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo?

Lowest Price$61.27
Fastest6h 8m
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train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo was $61.27. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo?

The distance between Santa Ana and San Luis Obispo is approximately 191.26 miles, or 307.72 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 7 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 8 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo?

On Sunday trains from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo?

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to San Luis Obispo. On the route to San Luis Obispo 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo, usually offering 9 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to San Luis Obispo, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo start from $61.27, and on average cost $64.82. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak in Santa Ana leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd, And in San Luis Obispo trains arrive at 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113 and one other train station.

From Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Luis Obispo faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $64.86 for a one-way train ticket to San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 28m
Avg. Price
$64.82

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo start from $61.27, and on average cost $61.27. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Santa Ana leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd, And in San Luis Obispo trains arrive at 1011 Railroad Ave,

From Santa Ana to San Luis Obispo train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 6 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Luis Obispo faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $61.27 for a one-way train ticket to San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 35m
Avg. Price
$61.27

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Santa Ana on their way to San Luis Obispo:
  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
There are 2 different stations where trains from Santa Ana arrive in San Luis Obispo. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in San Luis Obispo:
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113