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Train Information to Santa Barbara from San Diego

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from San Diego to Santa Barbara cover the 187 miles (302 km) long route taking on average 8 h 39 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
How far is San Diego to Santa Barbara by train?
You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km)  to Santa Barbara from San Diego by train.
How long is a train to Santa Barbara from San Diego on average?
The train time to Santa Barbara from San Diego is on average 8 h 39 min  for the 187 miles (302 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from San Diego to Santa Barbara by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
How many trains are there between San Diego and Santa Barbara a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from San Diego to Santa Barbara. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from San Diego to Santa Barbara? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from San Diego to Santa Barbara at 3: 28 PM   or take the last train from San Diego to Santa Barbara leaving at 11: 05 PM. Look for the latest San Diego to Santa Barbara train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

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