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Sacramento to Santa Barbara train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$53.00
Shortest Duration9h 0m
Trips per day12
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Sacramento to Santa Barbara train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Sacramento to Santa Barbara is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Sacramento to Santa Barbara were $67.17. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $11.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Sacramento to Santa Barbara by train is at 6:00 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7:00 PM on Saturday 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 Sacramento to Santa Barbara has the most daily schedules

On average there are 12 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Sacramento to Santa Barbara, with an average of 11 trips per day and 222 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Sacramento to Santa Barbara. Of the 12 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Sacramento to Santa Barbara train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Sacramento to Santa Barbara from $64.00. There are 11 Amtrak schedules from Sacramento to Santa Barbara and you can expect on average to pay $68.73 for a Amtrak ticket to Santa Barbara. In Sacramento, Amtrak departs to Santa Barbara from Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station. In Santa Barbara, Amtrak arrives at 209 State St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Sacramento to Santa Barbara takes 10 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Santa Barbara in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 14 trips per day and you could expect to pay $69.99 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Barbara.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 32m
Avg. Price
$68.73

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Book Amtrak Coast Starlight from Sacramento to Santa Barbara from $53.00. There are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules from Sacramento to Santa Barbara and you can expect on average to pay $66.42 for a Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Santa Barbara. In Sacramento, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs to Santa Barbara from Valley Station - 401 I St and no 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 Sacramento to Santa Barbara takes 11 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Santa Barbara in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $68.81 for a weekend getaway trip to Santa Barbara.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 20m
Avg. Price
$66.42

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Sacramento. Most train trips to Santa Barbara will depart from Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
Train trips arrive in Santa Barbara at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 209 State St, University Plaza are the main train stations in Santa Barbara for trips arriving from Sacramento.
  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza