The distance between Fresno to Santa Barbara is 160.86 miles or 258.81 km. A train trip from Fresno to Santa Barbara typically takes 5 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 31 minutes to get from Fresno to Santa Barbara.
Going from Fresno to Santa Barbara by train takes over 5 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 Monday trains from Fresno 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. One train carrier operates regular service on the Fresno to Santa Barbara route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Fresno to Santa Barbara, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Fresno to Santa Barbara, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Fresno to Santa Barbara, which start at $50.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Fresno to Santa Barbara start from $33.00, and on average cost $38.52. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Fresno leaves from Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at University Plaza and one other train station.
From Fresno to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 31 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $38.24 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.