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There are 2 daily trains from Santa Maria to Taylor. Traveling by train from Santa Maria to Taylor usually takes around 65 hours, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 42 hours and 7 minutes.
|Distance||1369 mi (2203 km)|
|Fastest train||42h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from Santa Maria to Taylor?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Santa Maria, California to Taylor, Texas. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||2||2d 17h 14m||$382.50|
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 2 Amtrak trains from Santa Maria to Taylor every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $344.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Maria to Taylor during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Santa Maria to Taylor?
The distance between Santa Maria and Taylor is approximately 1369 miles, or 2203 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 65 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 42 hours and 7 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Santa Maria to Taylor are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 Maria at 2:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Maria to Taylor?
Trains leave the station in Santa Maria twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Taylor to Santa Maria.
Where is the train station in Santa Maria?
There is one train station in Santa Maria.
Where is the train station in Taylor?
Taylor has one train station.
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