Cheap Reno to Santa Barbara train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Reno to Santa Barbara ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Reno 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 Reno to Santa Barbara was $84.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 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 Reno to Santa Barbara ? How far is Reno to Santa Barbara ?

The distance between Reno to Santa Barbara is 353.24 miles or 568.34 km. A train trip from Reno to Santa Barbara typically takes 15 hours, 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 13 hours and 10 minutes to get from Reno to Santa Barbara.

Going from Reno to Santa Barbara by train takes over 15 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 Reno 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Reno to Santa Barbara

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Barbara. One train carrier operates regular service on the Reno to Santa Barbara route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Reno to Santa Barbara, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Reno 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.

One train carrier connects Reno to Santa Barbara

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Reno to Santa Barbara start from $82.00, and on average cost $87.01. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Santa Barbara. Amtrak in Reno leaves from 280 N Center St, And in Santa Barbara trains arrive at 209 State St and one other train station.

From Reno to Santa Barbara train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Barbara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $86.50 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Barbara.

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Avg. Time
15h 28m
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$87.01

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There is one train station from which trains depart Reno on their way to Santa Barbara. The busiest departure station in Reno serving this route is 280 N Center St.
  • 280 N Center St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Santa Barbara. 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 Reno serving this route is 209 State St, University Plaza.
  • 209 State St
  • University Plaza