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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Santa Barbara to Anaheim?

Lowest Price£25.67
Fastest Train3h 43m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Santa Barbara to Anaheim. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara to Anaheim?

In the last month, £26.52 was the average price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara, CA to Anaheim, 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 9 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.13 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Santa Barbara and Anaheim is approximately 110 miles, or 177 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 43 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 Santa Barbara to Anaheim 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 Tuesday 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 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Anaheim?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Anaheim. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Anaheim to Santa Barbara. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Santa Barbara to Anaheim for £29.27.

Which train should you take from Santa Barbara to Anaheim?

2 train services operate from Santa Barbara, California to Anaheim, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak45h 15m£26.67
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner33h 48m£26.44

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Barbara to Anaheim start from £26, and on average cost £27. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Anaheim. Amtrak in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St and one other station. And in Anaheim trains arrive at Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave, From Santa Barbara to Anaheim train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Anaheim faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £27 for a one-way train ticket to Anaheim.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Santa Barbara to Anaheim start from £26, and on average cost £26. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Anaheim. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St, And in Anaheim trains arrive at Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave, From Santa Barbara to Anaheim train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 3 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Anaheim faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £26 for a one-way train ticket to Anaheim.

Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?

There are two stations in Santa Barbara where you can board the train to Anaheim:

  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza

Where is the train station in Anaheim?

Anaheim has one train station:

  • Anaheim Stadium Parking - 2626 E Katella Ave

Price trends for trains from Santa Barbara to Anaheim

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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