Cheap Oceanside to Santa Barbara  train tickets

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How much are Oceanside to Santa Barbara train tickets?

Lowest Price$41.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Oceanside to Santa Barbara ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oceanside 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 Oceanside to Santa Barbara was $42.65. 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 $0.55 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 journey from Oceanside to Santa Barbara ? How far is Oceanside to Santa Barbara ?

The distance between Oceanside to Santa Barbara is 157.83 miles or 253.93 km. A train trip from Oceanside to Santa Barbara typically takes 5 hours and 46 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 4 hours and 41 minutes to get from Oceanside to Santa Barbara.

Going from Oceanside 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 Tuesday trains from Oceanside 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oceanside to Santa Barbara

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. On the route to Santa Barbara 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oceanside to Santa Barbara, usually offering 4 trips per day. 4 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Oceanside to Santa Barbara, which start at $30.00.

Oceanside to Santa Barbara is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Oceanside to Santa Barbara start from $41.00, and on average cost $44.44. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Oceanside leaves from Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St and one other train station.

From Oceanside to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 41 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $44.59 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

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Avg. Time
6h 4m
Avg. Price
$44.44

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Oceanside to Santa Barbara start from $41.55, and on average cost $42.59. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Oceanside leaves from Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,

From Oceanside to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 5 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 41 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $43.32 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 24m
Avg. Price
$42.59
There is one train station from which trains depart Oceanside on their way to Santa Barbara. The busiest departure station in Oceanside serving this route is Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St.
  • Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Santa Barbara. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Oceanside serving this route is 209 State St, University Plaza.
  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza