Santa Barbara

Whether you want to soak in the sun or explore a rich culture, Santa Barbara has it all. Take the Pacific Surfliner today.

About Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is known for its Spanish-inspired architecture and captivating landscapes including picture-perfect beaches with soaring mountains. Welcoming Pacific Surfliner travelers to Santa Barbara is the Spanish Mission Revival style Santa Barbara Amtrak train station. 

Built in 1902, and rehabbed in 2000, the Santa Barbara train station features soaring arches and red-tiled roofs, reflecting the rich history and culture of the region. Located in central Santa Barbara, the Amtrak station offers walking access to beaches, Stearns Wharf, and other local attractions, restaurants and shopping. Complimentary transfers via buses and shuttles connect riders to the rest of everything that Santa Barbara offers.

Station Features

  • Staffed station
  • Pay phones
  • Restrooms
  • Ticket sales office
  • Quik-Trak ticketing kiosks
  • Unaccompanied child travel allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Accessible

Explore Around Santa Barbara Station

Station Address

Santa Barbara Station

209 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Schedule Information

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Paid long term parking

City-operated parking is $10 a day if parking ticket is validated by Amtrak. Parking is free for the first 75 minutes with 100 short-term and 50 long-term parking spaces

Things to Do in Santa Barbara

Many transit providers offer free bus and shuttle connections to Pacific Surfliner passengers, making it possible to see even more of your favorite California destinations. 

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Santa Barbara’s beaches and parks are a testament to the city’s affinity for fresh air and outdoor fun.

Santa Barbara offers plenty of spas, yoga classes, and wellness centers for rest and relaxation.

Santa Barbara wine country has an authentic vibe all its own, and the experience it offers to wine-curious travelers is unmatched.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the Santa Barbara station at (800) 872-7245

Santa Barbara Station Accessibility

  • Accessible platform
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible ticket office
  • Accessible waiting room
  • Same-day and overnight accessible parking is available
  • Wheelchairs available
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