The distance between Santa Barbara and Long Beach is approximately 97.17 miles, or 156.34 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 51 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.
Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Long Beach. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Barbara to Long Beach route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Barbara to Long Beach, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Barbara to Long Beach, 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.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Santa Barbara to Long Beach, which start at $12.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Barbara to Long Beach start from $25.00, and on average cost $25.00. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Long Beach. Amtrak in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St, And in Long Beach trains arrive at Shelter 'A' - 107 East First Street,
From Santa Barbara to Long Beach train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Long Beach faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 51 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.00 for a one-way train ticket to Long Beach.