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Cheap train tickets from Glendale, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Glendale, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?

Lowest Price$25.25
Fastest Train2h 13m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Glendale to Santa Barbara
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
3.5
Condition
5.0
Ani
4.0
September 7, 2019Vacation
Pros
Sinery
Cons
To be on time. Both way train was late.
Lisa
5.0
July 26, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Very inefficient and the site was much easier to navigate than Amtrak's.
Cons
I can't think of anything.
Tips
Use Wanderu to book your train travel!

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pacific Surfliner report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Condition
5.0
Rhoda
5.0
August 30, 2019Visiting family
Pros
On time and comfortable. Liked the young male conducter
Tips
Enjoy it

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Glendale, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Glendale 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 Glendale to Santa Barbara was $30.10. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.31 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 Glendale, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?

The distance between Glendale and Santa Barbara is approximately 84.65 miles, or 136.20 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 13 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 Glendale to Santa Barbara?

On Thursday trains from Glendale 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Glendale to Santa Barbara?

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. On the route to Santa Barbara 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers the most scheduled departures between Glendale to Santa Barbara, usually offering 3.224 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Santa Barbara, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Glendale to Santa Barbara start from $25.25, and on average cost $30.05. Daily there are 3.033333 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Glendale leaves from Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,

From Glendale to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 13 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3.125 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $30.27 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

Avg. Time
2h 43m
Avg. Price
$30.05

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Glendale to Santa Barbara start from $30.45, and on average cost $30.75. Daily there are 3.224138 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Glendale leaves from Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,

From Glendale to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 2 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 13 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $31.14 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

Avg. Time
2h 21m
Avg. Price
$30.75

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Glendale on their way to Santa Barbara:
  • Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave
There is one train station where trains from Glendale arrive in Santa Barbara:
  • 209 State St

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