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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Santa Barbara to Camarillo. Traveling by train from Santa Barbara to Camarillo usually takes around one hour and 5 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train can make the trip in one hour and 3 minutes.

Distance40 mi (65 km)
Fastest train1h 3m
Lowest price$23.13
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pacific Surfliner
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Santa Barbara to Camarillo

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$31$25$19$12$63020100

Which train should you take from Santa Barbara to Camarillo?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is the one and only train line which connects Santa Barbara, California to Camarillo, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner21h 5m$23.90
  • 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 2 train trips from Santa Barbara to Camarillo every day, and prices for a one-way train ticket start from $23.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Barbara to Camarillo 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 Santa Barbara to Camarillo?

The distance between Santa Barbara and Camarillo is approximately 40 miles, or 65 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 3 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 Santa Barbara to Camarillo 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 Monday 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 Santa Barbara at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. 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 Santa Barbara to Camarillo?

Trains leave the station in Santa Barbara twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Camarillo with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Camarillo to Santa Barbara.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Santa Barbara.

Where is the train station in Camarillo?

Arrival stations

Camarillo has one train station.

Need a return trip from Camarillo to Santa Barbara?

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