Cheap Riverside to Santa Barbara  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Riverside to Santa Barbara ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Riverside 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 Riverside to Santa Barbara was $36.94. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.00 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 Riverside to Santa Barbara ? How far is Riverside to Santa Barbara ?

The distance between Riverside to Santa Barbara is 135.55 miles or 218.09 km. A train trip from Riverside to Santa Barbara typically takes 5 hours and 56 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 5 hours and 11 minutes to get from Riverside to Santa Barbara.

Going from Riverside 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 Riverside 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Riverside to Santa Barbara

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. One train carrier operates regular service on the Riverside to Santa Barbara route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Riverside to Santa Barbara, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Riverside to Santa Barbara, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Riverside to Santa Barbara

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Riverside to Santa Barbara start from $35.00, and on average cost $39.16. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Riverside leaves from Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,

From Riverside to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 11 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $40.29 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

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Avg. Time
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$39.16
There is one train station from which trains depart Riverside on their way to Santa Barbara. The busiest departure station in Riverside serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Barbara from Riverside., The busiest departure station in Riverside serving this route is 209 State St.
  • 209 State St