Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Maria

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How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Maria?

Lowest Price£29.74
Fastest3h 18m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Maria?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Maria 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 Los Angeles to Santa Maria was £30.12. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £6.76 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Los Angeles to Santa Maria?

The distance between Los Angeles and Santa Maria is approximately 139.55 miles, or 224.52 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 18 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 Los Angeles to Santa Maria?

On Thursday trains from Los Angeles to Santa Maria 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.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Los Angeles to Santa Maria

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Maria. One train carrier operates regular service on the Los Angeles to Santa Maria route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Santa Maria, usually offering 11 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Los Angeles to Santa Maria, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Maria, which start at £14.49.

One train company connects Los Angeles to Santa Maria

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Maria start from £29.74, and on average cost £34.38. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Santa Maria. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 3 other stations. And in Santa Maria trains arrive at IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave,

From Los Angeles to Santa Maria train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Maria faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £34.84 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Maria.

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Avg. Time
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Plan your next adventure

There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Santa Maria that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Los Angeles are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Maria from Los Angeles. These are the busiest arriving stations in Santa Maria:
  • IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave