Cheap train tickets from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara

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How much are train tickets from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara?

Lowest Price$68.00
Fastest8h 48m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara 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 Las Vegas to Santa Barbara was $73.38. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $2.50 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 ride from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara?

The distance between Las Vegas and Santa Barbara is approximately 284.17 miles, or 457.21 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 48 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara?

On Saturday trains from Las Vegas 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Las Vegas to Santa Barbara

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. One train carrier operates regular service on the Las Vegas to Santa Barbara route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, 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 Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, which start at $43.00.

One train company connects Las Vegas to Santa Barbara

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara start from $68.00, and on average cost $77.36. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Las Vegas leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 S Main St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St,

From Las Vegas to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $74.63 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

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Avg. Time
9h 15m
Avg. Price
$77.36

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Las Vegas on their way to Santa Barbara. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Las Vegas are:
  • Bus Terminal - 200 S Main St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Barbara from Las Vegas. These are the busiest arriving stations in Santa Barbara:
  • 209 State St