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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Santa Barbara to Ventura?

Lowest Price£9.85
Fastest Train0h 35m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Barbara to Ventura right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Santa Barbara to Ventura?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Santa Barbara to Ventura. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, £10.09 was the average price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara, CA to Ventura, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.14 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Santa Barbara and Ventura is approximately 29 miles, or 46 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 35 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Ventura.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Santa Barbara to Ventura are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Ventura?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Ventura. 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 Ventura to Santa Barbara. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Santa Barbara to Ventura for £9.85.

Which train should you take from Santa Barbara to Ventura?

2 train services operate from Santa Barbara, California to Ventura, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 51m£10.70
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner30h 37m£9.85

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Barbara to Ventura start from £10, and on average cost £11. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Ventura. Amtrak in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St and one other station. And in Ventura trains arrive at 39 East Harbor Blvd, From Santa Barbara to Ventura train travel on Amtrak takes 0 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ventura faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 35 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Ventura.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Santa Barbara to Ventura start from £10, and on average cost £10. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Ventura. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St, And in Ventura trains arrive at 39 East Harbor Blvd, From Santa Barbara to Ventura train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 0 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ventura faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 35 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Ventura.

Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?

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

  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza

Where is the train station in Ventura?

Ventura has one train station:

  • 39 East Harbor Blvd

Price trends for trains from Santa Barbara to Ventura

Average prices by travel date

£11£7£4FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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