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Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train

The journey from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train is 76.33 mi and takes 5 hr 0 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:05 AM and the last at 11:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train for as little as $26.43 or as much as $26.85. The best price for this journey is $26.43.

Lowest Price$26.43
Journey Duration5 hr 0 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$26.43
Highest Price$26.85
First Departure3:05 AM
Last Departure11:35 PM
Distance76.33 mi
DepartureBakersfield, CA
ArrivalSanta Barbara, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?

The prices for train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA will cost $26.43. The average train ticket price is approximately $26.61. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $26.61 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA.

How long will it take me to travel from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train?

The average journey time is 5 hr 0 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 76.33 mi from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA to take longer than 5 hr 0 min. In order to get from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA will complete the journey in 3 hr 15 min. On average, it will take you about 5 hr 0 min to travel the 76.33 mi between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA.

When traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Bakersfield, CA at stations such as Downtown Bakersfield,Bakersfield Chambela. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Santa Barbara, CA at the following stations: Santa Barbara Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 7 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA

The cheapest Bakersfield, CA - Santa Barbara, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.93 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to Santa Barbara, CA by train

When travelling to Santa Barbara, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
8.6kg
Bus
9.21kg
Flight
24.57kg
Car
19.65kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA are 8.6kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA? By taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA you will save 15.97kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.61kg compared to a bus and 11.05kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?
A train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA is $26.61. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $26.43.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA is $26.43. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA by train?
Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA is 76.33 mi.
How long does the train between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA take?
Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA is on average 5 hr 0 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 15 min.
How many train connections per day go from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?
Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA leave?
The earliest train from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA departs at 3:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA depart?
The latest train from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA departs at 11:35 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $26.43 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Bakersfield, CA to go to Santa Barbara, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA is 3 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct train from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bakersfield, CA and Santa Barbara, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA by train?
The train journey from Bakersfield, CA to Santa Barbara, CA creates 8.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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