Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train

Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£28

Average

£29

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
19:13Union Station2h46 21:59Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way
Cheapest
15:13Union Station2h33 17:46Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way
Cheapest
09:13Union Station2h37 11:50Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way
Cheapest
07:13Union Station2h42 09:55Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:51Union Station2h29 12:20Santa Barbara Station
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£291One-way

Train schedule Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
07:13Union Station2h42 09:55Santa Barbara Station
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09:13Union Station2h37 11:50Santa Barbara Station
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09:51Union Station2h29 12:20Santa Barbara Station
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15:13Union Station2h33 17:46Santa Barbara Station
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19:13Union Station2h46 21:59Santa Barbara Station
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Fastest train times from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

140 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Los Angeles for Santa Barbara every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:51Union Station2h29 12:20Santa Barbara Station
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£291One-way
2nd Fastest
15:13Union Station2h33 17:46Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way
09:13Union Station2h37 11:50Santa Barbara Station
0 changes
£281One-way
07:13Union Station2h42 09:55Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way
19:13Union Station2h46 21:59Santa Barbara Station
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£281One-way

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Overview: Train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

distanceDistance86 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara cover the 86 miles long route taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £26.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

You can travel by train between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara with Amtrak for as low as £18. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • Average Price: £18
  • Amtrak frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Travel by train to Santa Barbara easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara for the next 7 days starting from £18  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train price to come in at an average of £26  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara via train to be approximately 86 miles.
On average the train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara duration is 2 h 29 min  for the 86 miles long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When taking a train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Santa Barbara. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. If you’re looking for a direct train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, consider travelling with Amtrak. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara leaves at 14: 13   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 13. Omio shows you the latest train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you purchase Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £26. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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