The Goleta Amtrak Train Station is at 25 S La Patera Ln, Goleta, CA 93117. This is the closest Amtrak station to the campus at 3.4 miles from the campus. Taxis, Uber, and Lyft vehicles are fairly easy to call from this location. There is also a bus stop just up the street, at the corner of Hollister and La Patera. The 12x bus, takes approximately half an hour to get to campus.
If you are considering bringing your bike to the conference, make sure to plan ahead and read up on Amtrak’s policies for bikes. It is an easy 3.2 mile ride from the Goleta Amtrak Station to UCSB. This route goes through streets that are very bike friendly. The first 1.4 miles of the route is a class 2 lane, and the remaining 1.8 miles is a class 1 path. You should feel comfortable riding on the bike friendly streets. Follow this pathway for a safe and efficient ride.
The downtown Santa Barbara Amtrak Station is at 209 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This station is 11.1 miles from the campus. Taxis, Uber, and Lyft vehicles are fairly easy to call from this location. There is also a bus 8 minutes from the station, located at the corner of Castillo and Montecito. The 15x bus, takes approximately 40 minutes to get to campus .