The distance between Santa Barbara to Monterey is 194.87 miles or 313.53 km. A train trip from Santa Barbara to Monterey typically takes 7 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 30 minutes to get from Santa Barbara to Monterey.
Going from Santa Barbara to Monterey by train takes over 7 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 Monday trains from Santa Barbara to Monterey 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Monterey. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Barbara to Monterey route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Barbara to Monterey, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Barbara to Monterey, 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 Monterey, which start at $39.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Barbara to Monterey start from $53.00, and on average cost $53.52. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Monterey. Amtrak in Santa Barbara leaves from 209 State St, And in Monterey trains arrive at Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal and 4 other train stations.
From Santa Barbara to Monterey train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 30 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $53.55 for a one-way train ticket to Monterey.