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How to get to Santa Barbara by train

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Trips per day369
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Stations2
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What is a good price for a train ticket to Santa Barbara?

$7.20 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Santa Barbara, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Santa Barbara. In the last month, trains from Goleta to Santa Barbara had the lowest average price at $7.20.

Where is the train station in Santa Barbara, CA?

The busiest train station in Santa Barbara is 209 State St. As Santa Barbara's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is University Plaza.

Syracuse

There are 12 scheduled trains per day from Syracuse to Santa Barbara. The route can be as long as 2395 miles, or 3853 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 78 hours and 50 minutes. One train company, Amtrak, connects Syracuse to Santa Barbara. Trains from Syracuse usually arrive in Santa Barbara at 209 State St.
Avg. Time
3d 6h 50m
Avg. Price
$307.52

San Diego

There are 12 scheduled trains per day from San Diego to Santa Barbara. The route can be as long as 188 miles, or 302 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 5 hours and 55 minutes. There are 2 train lines that operate on this route. Amtrak has the most daily trains. Trains from San Diego usually arrive in Santa Barbara at 209 State St.
Avg. Time
5h 55m
Avg. Price
$46.58

Los Angeles

There are 11 scheduled trains per day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. The route can be as long as 87 miles, or 140 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 2 hours and 8 minutes. There are 3 train lines that operate on this route. Amtrak has the most daily trains. Trains from Los Angeles usually arrive in Santa Barbara at 209 State St.
Avg. Time
2h 8m
Avg. Price
$26.59

New York

There are 11 scheduled trains per day from New York to Santa Barbara. The route can be as long as 2512 miles, or 4042 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 82 hours and 6 minutes. One train company, Amtrak, connects New York to Santa Barbara. Trains from New York usually arrive in Santa Barbara at 209 State St.
Avg. Time
3d 10h 6m
Avg. Price
$276.34

Cleveland

There are 10 scheduled trains per day from Cleveland to Santa Barbara. The route can be as long as 2110 miles, or 3395 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 71 hours and 7 minutes. One train company, Amtrak, connects Cleveland to Santa Barbara. Trains from Cleveland usually arrive in Santa Barbara at 209 State St.
Avg. Time
2d 23h 7m
Avg. Price
$313.65

Located in California, Santa Barbara is accessible by train from 120 other cities. You can choose from 369 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Santa Barbara on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Santa Barbara

Amtrak

There are 35 scheduled Amtrak trains per day. Amtrak can get you to Santa Barbara from 124 cities, including New York.
Avg. Time
17h 37m
Avg. Price
$77.33

Amtrak Coast Starlight

There are 14 scheduled Amtrak Coast Starlight trains per day. Amtrak Coast Starlight can get you to Santa Barbara from 24 cities, including Sacramento.
Avg. Time
7h 54m
Avg. Price
$40.99

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

There are 55 scheduled Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains per day. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner can get you to Santa Barbara from 22 cities, including Fullerton.
Avg. Time
2h 59m
Avg. Price
$31.31