Cheap train tickets from Emeryville to Santa Barbara

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How much are train tickets from Emeryville to Santa Barbara?

Lowest Price$46.00
Fastest7h 18m
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train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Emeryville to Santa Barbara?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Emeryville to Santa Barbara 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 Emeryville to Santa Barbara was $56.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $12.43 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 ride from Emeryville to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Emeryville and Santa Barbara is approximately 276.48 miles, or 444.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 18 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Emeryville to Santa Barbara?

On Sunday trains from Emeryville to Santa Barbara 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Emeryville to Santa Barbara

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. On the route to Santa Barbara 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Emeryville to Santa Barbara, usually offering 8 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Santa Barbara with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Emeryville to Santa Barbara

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Emeryville to Santa Barbara start from $55.00, and on average cost $59.20. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Emeryville leaves from 5885 Horton St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St and one other train station.

From Emeryville to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $60.31 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

Restroom
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Avg. Time
10h 10m
Avg. Price
$59.20

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Emeryville to Santa Barbara start from $46.00, and on average cost $61.86. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Emeryville leaves from 5885 Horton St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,

From Emeryville to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 9 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 18 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Santa Barbara on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $66.41 for a one-way weekend reservation from Emeryville.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 35m
Avg. Price
$61.86

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Emeryville on their way to Santa Barbara. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Emeryville are:
  • 5885 Horton St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Santa Barbara. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Santa Barbara:
  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza