The distance between South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara is 312.80 miles or 503.27 km. A train trip from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara typically takes 16 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 16 hours and 10 minutes to get from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara.
Going from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara by train takes over 16 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 Monday trains from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara start from $79.00, and on average cost $79.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in South Lake Tahoe leaves from Transp Ctr and one other station. And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,
From South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 16 hours and 10 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $79.00 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.