University of California faculty and staff members can take advantage of a 15% discount on Pacific Surfliner trips year-round. Sink into your seat and appreciate the iconic scenery of the Southern California coast. Browse the web thanks to free onboard Wi-Fi, and stop by the Market Café car for a quick pick-me-up. For an upgraded experience, book your ticket in Business Class and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks as well as other perks.

This offer is available through December 30, 2021. Restrictions may apply. See terms and conditions for full offer details


How to Redeem this Offer

This offer is available exclusively to University of California faculty and staff.

To access:

  • Visit the online UC Travel Portal
  • Locate the discount offer (look for the Amtrak logo)
  • Click and complete your purchase on to save 15% on Pacific Surfliner trips


OFFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Valid for 15% off the regular (full) adult rail fare. Valid for sale through December 30, 2021. Valid for travel through December 30, 2021. Blackout dates in 2020: Dec 23-24, Dec 28-31. Blackout dates in 2021: Jan 3-5, Feb 14, Feb 17, Ap 10, Apr 13, May 22, Jul 3, Sep 4, Sep 7, Nov 24-25, Nov 28-30, Dec 23-24, Dec 28-31. Valid for travel on the Pacific Surfliner, San Joaquins, Capitol Corridor and associated Thruways, except not valid on the 7000-8999 Thruway Series. Valid for the University of California faculty and staff only. Seating is limited, seats may not be available on all trains at all times. Valid for Coach seats; upgrade to Business Class is available upon full payment of applicable accommodation charges. Upon request, faculty and staff members must present a valid University of California employee identification card onboard. Not valid towards purchase of multi-ride tickets. In addition to the discount restrictions, this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Not combinable with any other discount offer. Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted. Other restrictions may apply.