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Train Information between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles cover the 86 miles (139 km) long route taking on average 2 h 52 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £19.

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Train between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles with Amtrak

You can travel by train from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles with Amtrak for as low as £17. 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. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Amtrak from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Amtrak train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Santa Barbara to Los Angeles train with Amtrak (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Santa Barbara - Los Angeles journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by train is 86 miles (139 km). You can book tickets for this Amtrak train for as low as £17 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Amtrak tickets between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Amtrak Santa Barbara - Los Angeles train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Amtrak 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles are the following:

  • 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).

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Trains from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara for as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles is £19  one way.
What is the distance between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles by train?
The Santa Barbara to Los Angeles train distance is approximately 86 miles (139 km).
How long is the train from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?
The train time between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles is on average 2 h 52 min  for the 86 miles (139 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can get me from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?
If you're looking for trains from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Los Angeles. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Santa Barbara to Los Angeles route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles? When does the last train depart from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles?
The first train from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles leaves at 14: 53   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Santa Barbara Los Angeles train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Santa Barbara to Los Angeles train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £19. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Los Angeles from Santa Barbara. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.