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Fullerton-Santa Barbara Train Schedule
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|Fastest Train||3h 25m|
|Trains Per Day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Fullerton to Santa Barbara 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 Fullerton to Santa Barbara?
What is the price of a train ticket from Fullerton to Santa Barbara?
In the last month, $35.37 was the average price of a train ticket from Fullerton, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. 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 $1.67 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Fullerton to Santa Barbara?
The distance between Fullerton and Santa Barbara is approximately 108 miles, or 174 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 25 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 Fullerton to Santa Barbara 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 Friday 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 Fullerton at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Fullerton to Santa Barbara?
There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Santa Barbara. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Barbara to Fullerton.
Which train should you take from Fullerton to Santa Barbara?
2 train services operate from Fullerton, California to Santa Barbara, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Where is the train station in Fullerton?
There is one train station in Fullerton:
- 120 East Santa Fe Ave - Fullerton Transp Ctr
Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?
Santa Barbara receives travelers from Fullerton at its two active train stations:
- 209 State St
- University Plaza
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