Duration 2h 30m
Distance 95.7 miles
Average price $35
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara takes 2h 30m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Santa Barbara
2h 35m
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$28 - $40

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station station and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara is 87 miles. The road distance is 95.7 miles.

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Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles Union Station.

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Los Angeles to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Santa Barbara. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara?

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 35m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60

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