Amtrak Alerts Information and updates affecting travel
- Pacific Surfliner Weekend Service Changes
- Effective September 22, 2023
Modified Service and Other Adjustments
Pacific Surfliner trains are now following a temporarily reduced schedule. Visit PacificSurfliner.com for service restoration plans and other adjustments, such as modified hours at some staffed stations and enhanced safety measures.
Starting at the southern end of the route, you'll find an almost endless list of world-class attractions in the sun-splashed city of San Diego. Heading north, the route takes you directly through Anaheim and your worry-free trip to the Disneyland® Resort.
Los Angeles is another popular destination, with a vibrant downtown, world-class dining, and access to major event venues and cultural attractions. Next up is the American Riviera, Santa Barbara, boasting a Mediterranean-like climate, spectacular beaches, culinary delights and nearby wineries in the Santa Ynez Valley.
The route's northernmost destination is the laid-back town of San Luis Obispo, featuring award-winning wineries, outdoor adventures, and farm-to-table culinary offerings.
Frequent Trains with Easy Connections
The Pacific Surfliner route offers 13 daily round-trip services between San Diego and Los Angeles, and five between Santa Barbara and San Diego. Many stations are within walking distance to top attractions. Plus, a number of transit providers offer free bus connections to Pacific Surfliner passengers, so you can visit even more destinations.
Upgrade to Pacific Business Class
Enjoy unique amenities when you upgrade such as a 25% point bonus for Amtrak Guest Rewards members; seating in a dedicated car with service attendant; additional leg room; complimentary snacks and drinks; priority boarding in San Diego; and a fully refundable ticket if canceled prior to departure.
Features & Amenities
Amtrak Thruway Service offers connecting transportation to destinations such as Bakersfield and Long Beach from the Pacific Surfliner. Amtrak takes care of booking and ticketing for you to see and do more on your trip.
Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.
Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.
San Diego, CaliforniaSan Diego - Old Town Transportation Center
Starting at the southern end of the Pacific Surfliner route, you'll find an endless list of attractions in the sun-splashed city of San Diego.
This visitors’ paradise nicknamed “America’s Finest City” has perfect weather year-round, more than 70 miles of beautiful, pristine beaches, and an array of art galleries and museums. Along with its enviable ocean side location, this city has world-class attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park, and the USS Midway Museum.
Anaheim, CaliforniaAnaheim - Regional Transportation Intermodal Center
Traveling directly through Anaheim, the Pacific Surfliner is your ticket to a magical trip to the Disneyland® Resort. You might also catch a game at the Angels Stadium or the Honda Center, where the Los Angeles Angels baseball team and the Anaheim Ducks hockey team play.
To finish off any last cravings, the Anaheim Packing District, filled with local food vendors and bars, is the place to be.
Los Angeles, CaliforniaLos Angeles - Union Station
Los Angeles is known for its vibrant downtown, world-class dining, and access to major event venues and cultural attractions. Once you arrive at Los Angeles Union Station, the Walt Disney Concert Hall and Staples Center are a short metro ride away or travel a bit further to explore the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
You can even spend the day at Universal Studios Hollywood and experience the jaw-dropping attractions, such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Jurassic Park.
Santa Barbara, CaliforniaSanta Barbara
Santa Barbara is the perfect spot for a seaside getaway. Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara boasts a Mediterranean-like climate, spectacular beaches, and culinary delights. The wine country here allows for a diverse and authentic experience filled with dozens of tasting rooms and working wineries on the electric urban wine trail.
After you’ve had your fill, a kayak tour at the Channel Islands will have you enjoying the crystal-clear waters and exploring the remote coastlines.
San Luis Obispo, CaliforniaSan Luis Obispo
The Pacific Surfliner's northernmost destination is the charming city of San Luis Obispo. Founded in 1772, the city boasts numerous historic inns and theaters. The laid-back town features award-winning wineries, outdoor adventures, and farm-to-table culinary offerings.
Wine lovers can head to Edna Valley, while beer aficionados can stay close to town for craft beer tastings. The SLO Downtown District is also a perfect place for a stroll, with its one-of-a kind clothing shops, locally owned businesses, and vibrant nightlife.
- San Luis Obispo, CA - Amtrak Station (SLO)
- Grover Beach, CA (GVB)
- Guadalupe, CA (GUA)
- Lompoc-Surf, CA -Amtrak Station (LPS)
- Goleta, CA (GTA)
- Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)
- Carpinteria, CA (CPN)
- Ventura, CA (VEC)
- Oxnard, CA (OXN)
- Camarillo, CA (CML)
- Moorpark, CA (MPK)
- Simi Valley, CA (SIM)
- Chatsworth, CA (CWT)
- Northridge, CA (NRG)
- Van Nuys, CA (VNC)
- Burbank, CA (BUR)
- Burbank, CA - Downtown (BBK)
- Glendale, CA (GDL)
- Los Angeles, CA - Union Station (LAX)
- Fullerton, CA (FUL)
- Anaheim, CA - Regional Trans.Intermodal Ctr. (ANA)
- Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
- Irvine, CA (IRV)
- San Juan Capistrano, CA (SNC)
- San Clemente Pier, CA (SNP)
- Oceanside, CA (OSD)
- Solana Beach, CA (SOL)
- San Diego, CA - Old Town Transportation Center (OLT)
- San Diego, CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN)
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