Keep your trip on track with the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner and enjoy a relaxing ride and stunning scenery you won’t experience by car. Stay connected with onboard Wi-Fi and visit the Café car featuring fresh food, cocktails, wine and craft beer, before arriving in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.

And now for a limited time, save 20% on Pacific Surfliner train fares to Santa Barbara when you register through the Santa Barbara Car Free program.

Here's how to save:

  • Complete the registration form on the Santa Barbara Car Free website (you may skip this step if you have already registered).
  • Once you receive an email confirming your registration, you're ready to book your trip.

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OFFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: This offer is exclusively available after registering at This offer is valid for sale through Dec. 22, 2023 and valid for travel through Dec. 25, 2023. Blackouts apply on the following dates: Jan. 1-3, Feb. 18, Feb. 21, Apr. 15, Apr. 18, May 27, Jul. 1, Jul. 4, Sep. 2, Sep. 5, Nov. 22-23, Nov. 25-28, Dec. 23-24, Dec. 26-27, and Dec. 30-31, 2022; Jan. 2, Feb. 17, Feb. 20, Apr. 7, Apr. 10, May 26, Sep. 1, Sep. 4, Nov. 21-22, Nov. 24-27, and Dec. 22-24, 2023. Advance reservations are required a minimum of three (3) days prior to travel. Up to one (1) child age (2-12) may accompany each adult at half the regular full adult rail fare. This offer is valid for travel to/from the following Santa Barbara County stations only: Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, University of California Santa Barbara, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc-Surf, Solvang, Santa Maria, and Buellton. Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all days. Fares are subject to availability. This offer is valid for travel on the Pacific Surfliner, and associated Thruways; except not valid on the 7000-8999 Thruways. This offer is valid for coach seats; upgrade to Business Class accommodations are available upon full payment of accommodation charges. 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. Once travel has begun; no changes to the itinerary are permitted. Fees may apply. This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer. Amtrak and Pacific Surfliner are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.