Cheap Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo train tickets

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How much are Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo train tickets?

Lowest Price€25.38
Fastest2h 42m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo 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 Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo was €35.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €1.37 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 journey from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo ? How far is Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo ?

The distance between Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo is 80.78 miles or 129.97 km. A train trip from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo typically takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Luis Obispo faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Coast Starlight. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 42 minutes to get from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo.

Going from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Friday trains from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to San Luis Obispo. On the route to San Luis Obispo 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo, usually offering 4 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to San Luis Obispo, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo start from €31.73, and on average cost €38.43. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St and one other station. And in San Luis Obispo trains arrive at 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113 and one other train station.

From Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Luis Obispo faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 42 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €38.46 for a one-way train ticket to San Luis Obispo.

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Avg. Time
6h 8m
Avg. Price
€38.43

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo start from €25.38, and on average cost €37.94. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St, And in San Luis Obispo trains arrive at 1011 Railroad Ave,

From Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 2 hours and 42 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Luis Obispo on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost €37.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Santa Barbara.

Restroom
Snacks
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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
2h 42m
Avg. Price
€37.94

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo start from €30.82, and on average cost €30.82. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St, And in San Luis Obispo trains arrive at 1011 Railroad Ave,

From Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Luis Obispo faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 42 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €30.82 for a one-way train ticket to San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 50m
Avg. Price
€30.82

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to San Luis Obispo that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Santa Barbara serving this route is 209 State St, University Plaza.
  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in San Luis Obispo. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Santa Barbara serving this route is 1011 Railroad Ave, 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113.
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113