NOTE: Reservations are required during the week of Thanksgiving to safely manage an expected increase in holiday travelers. Learn More

The Pacific Surfliner serves stations in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. There are 13 round-trips between San Diego and Los Angeles. Five of those trips extend up to Santa Barbara, and two extend to San Luis Obispo. Service on the northern end of our route is supplemented with Amtrak Thruway bus service.

Download the Pacific Surfliner schedule below or use our online booking tool to explore options and fares. Also, check our Alerts page for information that might affect your trip. Recent changes to the schedule are noted below:

Pacific Surfliner Timetable (PDF)


Important Updates

Track Closure on Nov. 7 and 8 for Construction

Due to maintenance work on the San Dieguito River Bridge near the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Pacific Surfliner service schedules will be impacted in San Diego County. Learn more

Thanksgiving Service Adjustments

One additional round-trip will operate between Los Angeles and San Diego on Wed 11/25 and Sun 11/29 to accommodate anticipated holiday travel for Thanksgiving week. Additionally, Pacific Surfliner trains will operate on a slightly different schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020. Learn more

Temporarily Reduced Schedule

Due to the ongoing pandemic and based on current ridership needs, Pacific Surfliner trains continue to operate on a reduced schedule. Learn more

Service Information

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Ongoing construction projects keep the infrastructure in top condition and contribute to overall improvements in rail travel along the corridor. 

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains will require reservations during the week of Thanksgiving to safely manage an expected increase in holiday travelers.

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