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Burbank-Santa Cruz Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Burbank to Santa Cruz?

Lowest Price€46.82
Fastest Train10h 9m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burbank to Santa Cruz 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 Burbank to Santa Cruz?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Burbank to Santa Cruz, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Burbank to Santa Cruz?

In the last month, €47.03 was the average price of a train ticket from Burbank, CA to Santa Cruz, CA. 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 €10.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Burbank to Santa Cruz?

The distance between Burbank and Santa Cruz is approximately 285 miles, or 458 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 9 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 Burbank to Santa Cruz 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 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 Burbank at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00. 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 Burbank to Santa Cruz?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Cruz to Burbank.

Which train should you take from Burbank to Santa Cruz?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Burbank, California to Santa Cruz, California. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak518h 54m€56.89

Where is the train station in Burbank?

There is one train station in Burbank:

  • 3750 Empire Ave

Where is the train station in Santa Cruz?

Santa Cruz has one train station:

  • Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave

Price trends for trains from Burbank to Santa Cruz

Monthly average prices

€63€51€38€25€13ONDJFMAMJJAS

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