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There are 2 ways to get from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Simi Valley Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Simi Valley Amtrak to Malibu Beach

$156 - $212

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach 74.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Malibu Beach is 64 miles. The road distance is 74.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Malibu Beach. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

There is no direct connection from Santa Barbara to Malibu Beach. However, you can take the train to Simi Valley Amtrak then take the taxi to Malibu Beach. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Malibu Beach.

Train 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Simi Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Other operators
Taxi from Simi Valley Amtrak to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Conejo Valley Eco Cab
Phone
+1 805-222-0144
Website
conejovalleyecocab.com
Local Thousand Oaks Taxi
Phone
+1 805-410-4105
Website
localthousandoakstaxi.com
Gold Coast Cab
Phone
+1 805-444-6969
Website
goldcoastcab.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 661-260-2227
Oak Tree Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 661-478-0192
Yellow Star Taxi
Phone
+1 800-840-2227
Website
yellowstartaxi.com

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