Cheap train tickets from San Clemente to Santa Barbara

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How much are train tickets from San Clemente to Santa Barbara?

Lowest Price$39.80
Fastest4h 32m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Clemente to Santa Barbara?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Clemente 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 San Clemente to Santa Barbara was $39.80. 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 ride from San Clemente to Santa Barbara?

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.

What's the best day to take the train from San Clemente to Santa Barbara?

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 has the most connections between San Clemente to Santa Barbara

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Clemente to Santa Barbara route. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers the most scheduled departures between San Clemente to Santa Barbara, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Santa Barbara with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

One train company connects San Clemente to Santa Barbara

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

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.

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Avg. Time
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$41.16

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart San Clemente on their way to Santa Barbara. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in San Clemente are:
  • 615 Ave Victoria at San Clemente Pier
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Barbara from San Clemente. These are the busiest arriving stations in Santa Barbara:
  • 209 State St