Special Offers and Discounts

California Everyday Discounts offer year-round savings on select Amtrak routes serving Southern California, the Central Valley, and Northern California. Enjoy special fares on Pacific Surfliner travel to San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and more.

Buy One Ticket, Get One 50% Off

Travel midweek, from Monday through Thursday, and enjoy a special discount on companion fares. 

15% Off Student Travel

Students between the ages of 13 and 25 with a valid student ID are eligible for 15% off the regular adult fare.

Kids Ride 50% Off

Children ages 2-12 ride half-price every day with a paid adult. Infants ages 2 and younger ride free.

Seniors Save 15%

Travelers ages 62 and older can receive a 15% discount on the regular (full) adult fare.

Veterans Save 15%

U.S. Veterans and their spouses can receive a 15% discount on the regular adult fare. 

Discounts for Passengers with Disabilities and Companions

Adult passengers with a disability save 15%, an additional 5% off Amtrak’s national discounted, disabled adult rail fare.

AAA Member Discount

Amtrak’s National AAA Discount Program has been discontinued. We will share new information here if a new program is developed for travel in Southern California on the Pacific Surfliner.

Save on Trips to Santa Barbara

Register with Santa Barbara Car Free and access special savings on Pacific Surfliner travel to destinations in Santa Barbara County, plus discounts on local hotels and attractions.


Register with San Luis Obispo Car Free and access special savings on Pacific Surfliner travel to destinations in San Luis Obispo, plus discounts on local hotels and attractions.

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Transfer free. Travel more.

The Pacific Surfliner Transit Transfer Program provides free connections to bus and transit services at most Pacific Surfliner stations. Simply show your Amtrak Pacific Surfliner paper ticket or e-Ticket when you board the connecting transit services listed below. You can also purchase a discounted 1-day transit pass for Metro (Los Angeles) and MTS (San Diego) in the Pacific Surfliner café car.

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