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Santa Clarita - Davis Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 5 daily train trips available from Santa Clarita to Davis. Traveling by train from Santa Clarita to Davis usually takes 9 hours, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 8 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance337 mi (543 km)
Fastest train8h 25m
Lowest price$53.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Santa Clarita to Davis?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Santa Clarita to Davis was $55.20. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Davis if you book your train tickets at least 19 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $11.37.

Monthly avg. prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during October. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Santa Clarita to Davis, with the average price at just $49. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to $64. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Which train should you take from Santa Clarita to Davis?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Santa Clarita to Davis. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak59h 0m$62.93
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Santa Clarita to Davis every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $53.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Santa Clarita to Davis, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

The distance between Santa Clarita and Davis is approximately 337 miles, or 543 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 25 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.

Trains departing from Santa Clarita to Davis tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Santa Clarita at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Davis to Santa Clarita.

City Information

Davis

Davis, located west of Sacramento in California, is famous for its small-town charm, green spaces, and bike-friendliness. Bring your bike to enjoy 50 miles of bicycle paths packed into the city, and pedal just about anywhere – including to the US Bicycling Hall of Fame, complete with antique bikes and trophies. Or, if you’d prefer to stay on your own two feet, talk a walk through any of the 399 acres of park land with picnic spots and sports fields. Swing by Central Park on Wednesdays and Saturdays to bag some fresh fruit and veggies at the Davis Farmers Market.

The event of the year is the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, held in mid-April at Sudwerk Brewery. This hanami-inspired event celebrates Japanese and Asian culture with live music, local artist galleries, seasonal beer, and cultural activities like mochi pounding. The best part? The whole event is a fundraiser, usually supporting one or more charities.

Other unique attractions in Davis include the California Raptor Center, an educational and research facility, and the UC Davis Arboretum, botanical garden and research center. Pick your own boysenberries, blackberries, and cherries at Impossible Acres, just east of town. The Explorit Science Center is an interactive science museum perfect for hands-on kiddos– and adults.

For food and entertainment, visit Roots Of Happiness, a coffee and tea lounge with karaoke and a piano. Check out Putah Creek Winery to learn about (and taste) a variety of different wines. The Artery is the perfect place to find decor, gifts, jewelry and more all while supporting local artists in Davis.

Amtrak Station is the central train station in Davis, and trains connect to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Seattle. There are three main bus stops across the city with service from Flixbus and Amtrak Thruway, including popular routes from Sacramento – making it easy to get to the nearest airport, the Sacramento International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Santa Clarita?

Main departure station: Metrolink Station - 24300 Railroad Ave

There is one train station in Santa Clarita.

All train stations in Santa Clarita:

  • Metrolink Station - 24300 Railroad Ave

Where is the train station in Davis?

Main arrival station: Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

Davis has one train station.

All train stations in Davis:

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

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