Train from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

Cheap train tickets from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

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08:39AMSan Francisco Caltrain9h33 06:12PMSanta Barbara
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Train schedule from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

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Caltrain
08:39AMSan Francisco Caltrain9h33 06:12PMSanta Barbara
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Fastest train times from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

9 h 33 m

Average

9 h 33 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

446 km

It's difficult to get from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara without transferring at least once.

Caltrain
08:39AMSan Francisco Caltrain9h33 06:12PMSanta Barbara
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Overview: Train from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 12 min
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara cover the 276 miles (445 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 12 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available.

Train providers: Amtrak from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara trains

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Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between San Francisco, CA and Santa Barbara.

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    The San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara train distance is approximately 276 miles (445 km).
    The San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara train duration is on average 11 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 276 miles (445 km) from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    For the journey from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from San Francisco, CA to Santa Barbara on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
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