Duration 11h 55m
Distance 299.6 miles
Average price $64
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Santa Barbara and Silicon Valley takes 11h 55m and the fastest train takes 8h 44m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley. 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 • 8h 47m

  1. Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
  2. Silicon Valley
8h 47m
$53 - $73

Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley train times

Trains run three times a week between Santa Barbara and Silicon Valley. The service departs Santa Barbara at 12:40 in the afternoon, which arrives into Silicon Valley at 06:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 55m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Santa Barbara station to Silicon Valley station. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station and arriving at Vienna Station via San Jose Diridon Caltrain and Mountain View Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Silicon Valley is 244 miles. The road distance is 299.6 miles.

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Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Silicon Valley. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Santa Barbara and Silicon Valley?

Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 7h 31m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Ave. Duration
32 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Ave. Duration
20 min
Every 30 minutes
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