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Compare train tickets from Riverside to Santa Maria

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How much are train tickets from Riverside to Santa Maria, CA?

Lowest Price$58.00
Fastest Train10h 10m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Riverside-Santa Maria Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Riverside to Santa Maria?

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, $61.38 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Riverside to Santa Maria.

How long is the train journey from Riverside to Santa Maria?

The distance between Riverside and Santa Maria is approximately 186 miles, or 300 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 10 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Riverside to Santa Maria are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Riverside at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Riverside to Santa Maria?

Trains leave the station in Riverside twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Maria to Riverside.

What train services are there from Riverside to Santa Maria?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Riverside to Santa Maria. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak210h 48m$62.54

Where is the train station in Riverside?

There is one train station in Riverside:

  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St

Where is the train station in Santa Maria?

Santa Maria has one train station:

  • IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave

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