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Compare train tickets from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara, CA?

Lowest Price£18.74
Fastest Train3h 35m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Bakersfield-Santa Barbara Train Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, £18.74 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara. By booking your trip 5 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £27.87 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Bakersfield and Santa Barbara is approximately 76 miles, or 123 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 35 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 Bakersfield 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 Bakersfield at 14:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara?

Trains leave the station in Bakersfield twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Santa Barbara faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Barbara to Bakersfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara for £18.74.

What train services are there from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Bakersfield to Santa Barbara. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak215h 36m£32.67

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

There is one train station in Bakersfield:

  • 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street

Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?

Santa Barbara has one train station:

  • 209 State St

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