Cheap Santa Maria to Riverside  train tickets

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How much are Santa Maria to Riverside train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Santa Maria to Riverside ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Santa Maria to Riverside is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Santa Maria to Riverside was $52.42. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Santa Maria to Riverside ? How far is Santa Maria to Riverside ?

The distance between Santa Maria to Riverside is 186.54 miles or 300.12 km. A train trip from Santa Maria to Riverside typically takes 10 hours, If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 10 minutes to get from Santa Maria to Riverside.

Going from Santa Maria to Riverside by train takes over 10 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 Sunday trains from Santa Maria to Riverside 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Santa Maria to Riverside

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Riverside. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Maria to Riverside route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Maria to Riverside, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Maria to Riverside, 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.

One train carrier connects Santa Maria to Riverside

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Maria to Riverside start from $47.00, and on average cost $52.78. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Riverside. Amtrak in Santa Maria leaves from IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave, And in Riverside trains arrive at Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St and one other train station.

From Santa Maria to Riverside train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $53.04 for a one-way train ticket to Riverside.

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Avg. Time
10h 21m
Avg. Price
$52.78

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There is one train station from which trains depart Santa Maria on their way to Riverside. The busiest departure station in Santa Maria serving this route is IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave.
  • IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Riverside. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Santa Maria serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St, Metrolink Station.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St
  • Metrolink Station