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Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$19.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day19
train carriers3
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara were $27.07. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by train is at 7:00 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5:00 AM on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara has the most daily schedules

On average there are 19 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, with an average of 11 trips per day and 227 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. Of the 19 trips there are 11 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

3 carriers offer Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara from $22.50. There are 11 Amtrak schedules from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and you can expect on average to pay $27.71 for a Amtrak ticket to Santa Barbara. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs to Santa Barbara from Catalina Express Terminal and 3 other stations. In Santa Barbara, Amtrak arrives at 209 State St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 6 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Santa Barbara in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $26.50 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Barbara.

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Avg. Time
6h 12m
Avg. Price
$27.71

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Book Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara from $19.00. There are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and you can expect on average to pay $24.16 for a Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Santa Barbara. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs to Santa Barbara from Union Station and 1 other station. In Santa Barbara, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at 209 State St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Santa Barbara in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $24.59 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Barbara.

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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
2h 11m
Avg. Price
$24.16

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Book Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara from $27.45. There are 6 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and you can expect on average to pay $29.80 for a Amtrak Pacific Surfliner ticket to Santa Barbara. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner departs to Santa Barbara from Union Station and 1 other station. In Santa Barbara, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner arrives at 209 State St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trip will get you to Santa Barbara in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.50 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Barbara.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 20m
Avg. Price
$29.80

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to Santa Barbara will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
Train trips arrive in Santa Barbara at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 209 State St are the main train stations in Santa Barbara for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • 209 State St