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Overview: Train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara cover the 86 miles (139 km) long route taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16.

Train companies: Amtrak trains from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Find the best trains between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.

Amtrak is one of the best options when travelling by train between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Omio quickly shows you current Amtrak train timetables for the Los Angeles - Santa Barbara journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is around 86 miles (139 km) and the cheapest Amtrak one-way ticket you can book starts at £16. As you check the latest Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train timetable from Amtrak for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Santa Barbara safely. If you search for Amtrak tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Amtrak ticket from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara and when travelling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles for the next 7 days starting from £16  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is £17  one way.

What is the distance to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles via train?

The distance from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by train is approximately 86 miles (139 km).

How many hours does it take from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by train?

The Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train duration is on average 2 h 23 min, which is to be expected when travelling 86 miles (139 km) from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What train providers go from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

For the route from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

What are the first and last departure train times from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Los Angeles at 17: 13. The last train leaves from Los Angeles at 18: 10. Check Omio for the latest train times from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is on average £17 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles available a few months in advance.