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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley?

Lowest Price$19.00
Fastest Train1h 33m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley?

In the last month, $21.71 was the average price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara, CA to Simi Valley, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $2.30 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley?

The distance between Santa Barbara and Simi Valley is approximately 53 miles, or 86 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 33 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Tuesday 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 Santa Barbara at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Simi Valley to Santa Barbara.

Which train should you take from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley?

2 train services operate from Santa Barbara, California to Simi Valley, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Coast Starlight11h 47m$20.05
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner31h 35m$23.57

Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?

There is one train station in Santa Barbara:

  • 209 State St

Where is the train station in Simi Valley?

Simi Valley has one train station:

  • Amtrak - Metrolink Station

Price trends for trains from Santa Barbara to Simi Valley

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10NovDec

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Santa Barbara, CA to Simi Valley, CA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pacific Surfliner report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Nora
5.0
June 25, 2019Vacation
Pros
It was very relaxing and definitely enjoyable! It was very relaxing and definitely enjoyable!
Cons
The friendliness of staff The friendliness of staff

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