Cheap Santa Barbara to Berkeley train tickets

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How much are Santa Barbara to Berkeley train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Santa Barbara to Berkeley ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Santa Barbara to Berkeley 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 Santa Barbara to Berkeley was $53.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.50 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 Santa Barbara to Berkeley ? How far is Santa Barbara to Berkeley ?

The distance between Santa Barbara to Berkeley is 278.48 miles or 448.05 km. A train trip from Santa Barbara to Berkeley typically takes 10 hours, If you are looking to get to Berkeley faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 55 minutes to get from Santa Barbara to Berkeley.

Going from Santa Barbara to Berkeley by train takes over 10 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 Friday trains from Santa Barbara to Berkeley 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Santa Barbara to Berkeley

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Berkeley. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Barbara to Berkeley route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Barbara to Berkeley, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Barbara to Berkeley, 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 Santa Barbara to Berkeley

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Barbara to Berkeley start from $53.50, and on average cost $68.31. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Berkeley. Amtrak in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St and one other station. And in Berkeley trains arrive at 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St,

From Santa Barbara to Berkeley train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berkeley 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 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $60.57 for a one-way train ticket to Berkeley.

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Avg. Time
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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Berkeley that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Santa Barbara serving this route is 209 State St, University Plaza.
  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza
There is one train station where trains arrive in Berkeley from Santa Barbara., The busiest departure station in Santa Barbara serving this route is 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St.
  • 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St