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How much are train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Burbank?

Lowest Price$34.00
Fastest Train4h 39m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from San Luis Obispo to Burbank

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Luis Obispo to Burbank right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from San Luis Obispo to Burbank?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from San Luis Obispo to Burbank. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Luis Obispo to Burbank?

In the last month, $42.75 was the average price of a train ticket from San Luis Obispo, CA to Burbank, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $2.34 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Luis Obispo to Burbank?

The distance between San Luis Obispo, CA and Burbank, CA is approximately 154 miles, or 247 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 39 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 San Luis Obispo to Burbank are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Saturday 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 San Luis Obispo at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 San Luis Obispo to Burbank?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Burbank. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Burbank to San Luis Obispo.

What train services are there from San Luis Obispo to Burbank?

There are 3 train lines with service from San Luis Obispo, California to Burbank, California. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak65h 52m$44.78
Amtrak Coast Starlight15h 11m$34.95
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner14h 39m$42.90

Where is the train station in San Luis Obispo?

There are two stations in San Luis Obispo where you can board the train to Burbank:

  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113

Where is the train station in Burbank?

Burbank has one train station:

  • 3750 Empire Ave

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