Cheap Sacramento to Santa Maria train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Santa Maria ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Santa Maria 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 Sacramento to Santa Maria was $52.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 Sacramento to Santa Maria ? How far is Sacramento to Santa Maria ?

The distance between Sacramento to Santa Maria is 257.60 miles or 414.47 km. A train trip from Sacramento to Santa Maria typically takes 9 hours, If you are looking to get to Santa Maria faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 45 minutes to get from Sacramento to Santa Maria.

Going from Sacramento to Santa Maria by train takes over 9 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 Saturday trains from Sacramento to Santa Maria 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 Sacramento to Santa Maria

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Maria. One train carrier operates regular service on the Sacramento to Santa Maria route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Santa Maria, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Sacramento to Santa Maria, 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 Sacramento to Santa Maria

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to Santa Maria start from $46.00, and on average cost $56.80. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Santa Maria. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Santa Maria trains arrive at IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave,

From Sacramento to Santa Maria train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Maria faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $56.50 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Maria.

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Avg. Time
9h 23m
Avg. Price
$56.80

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There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Santa Maria. The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Maria from Sacramento., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave.
  • IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave