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Compare train tickets from Goleta to San Luis Obispo


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How much are train tickets from Goleta to San Luis Obispo?

Lowest Price$32.20
Fastest Train2h 40m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Goleta to San Luis Obispo 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Goleta to San Luis Obispo?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $32.20 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Goleta to San Luis Obispo.

How long is the train journey from Goleta to San Luis Obispo?

The distance between Goleta and San Luis Obispo is approximately 75 miles, or 121 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 40 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Goleta to San Luis Obispo 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Goleta at 5:00pm and arrives in San Luis Obispo around 2 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Goleta to San Luis Obispo?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to San Luis Obispo with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Luis Obispo to Goleta.

What train services are there from Goleta to San Luis Obispo?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is the one and only train line which connects Goleta to San Luis Obispo. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner12h 40m$32.20

Where is the train station in Goleta?

There is one train station in Goleta:

  • 25 South La Patera Ln

Where is the train station in San Luis Obispo?

San Luis Obispo has one train station:

  • 1011 Railroad Ave

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