The distance between Santa Maria to Los Angeles is 139.55 miles or 224.52 km. A train trip from Santa Maria to Los Angeles typically takes 9 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 59 minutes to get from Santa Maria to Los Angeles.
Going from Santa Maria to Los Angeles by train takes over 9 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 Maria to Los Angeles 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 14 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Maria to Los Angeles route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Maria to Los Angeles, usually offering 14 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Maria to Los Angeles, 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 Maria to Los Angeles, which start at $20.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Maria to Los Angeles start from $39.00, and on average cost $45.39. Daily there are 14 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Santa Maria leaves from IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 6 other train stations.
From Santa Maria to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 59 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $45.50 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.