There are 3 ways to get from Glendale to Santa Barbara by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$29 - $65

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Glendale to Santa Barbara 92.3 miles

$9 - $14

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glendale Amtrak and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glendale Amtrak and arriving at Santa Barbara Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Glendale and Santa Barbara is 85 miles. The road distance is 92.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glendale to Santa Barbara without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs .

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The train from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak takes 2 h 18 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Glendale to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Glendale Amtrak station.

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Glendale to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Glendale Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Glendale to Santa Barbara is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 30 min.

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Glendale to Santa Barbara bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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Glendale to Santa Barbara train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Barbara Amtrak station.

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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Glendale, CA, USA and Santa Barbara, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Glendale to Santa Barbara 4 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from Glendale to Santa Barbara once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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Amtrak

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Glendale to Santa Barbara is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Glendale to Santa Barbara.

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