Santa Barbara to San Diego train

Cheap train tickets from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£47

Average

£47

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.

Amtrak
15:49Santa Barbara6h01 21:50San Diego
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£471One-way

Train schedule Santa Barbara to San Diego

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Fastest train times from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

6 h 1 m

Average

6 h 1 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

302 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Santa Barbara for San Diego every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
15:49Santa Barbara6h01 21:50San Diego
0 changes
£471One-way

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Overview: Train from Santa Barbara to San Diego

distanceDistance187 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Santa Barbara to San Diego cover the 187 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 1 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40.

Train providers: Amtrak trains Santa Barbara to San Diego

For as little as £40 you can travel by train between Santa Barbara and San Diego with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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 Santa Barbara to San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: £40

Travel Tips: Trains from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Travel by train to San Diego 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 Santa Barbara to San Diego.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Santa Barbara to San Diego for as little as £40  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Santa Barbara to San Diego train to cost on average £41  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to San Diego from Santa Barbara via train to be approximately 187 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 187 miles to San Diego from Santa Barbara can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Santa Barbara to San Diego is on average 6 h 1 min.
Take the Santa Barbara to San Diego train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Santa Barbara and San Diego as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Santa Barbara at 13: 53. The last train leaves from Santa Barbara at 20: 45. Check Omio for the latest train times from Santa Barbara to San Diego and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Santa Barbara to San Diego is on average £41 if you buy 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 companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to San Diego from Santa Barbara available a few months in advance.

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