The distance between San Clemente and Santa Barbara is approximately 137.99 miles, or 222.02 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 32 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.
If you want to avoid a crowded train, Wednesday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from San Clemente to Santa Barbara.
In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Tuesday. If you are planning to book travel for Tuesday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from San Clemente to Santa Barbara start from $39.80, and on average cost $41.16. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in San Clemente leaves from 615 Ave Victoria at San Clemente Pier, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,
From San Clemente to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 4 hours and 32 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Santa Barbara on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pacific Surfliner scheduled trip per day, which will cost $40.82 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Clemente.