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

Use our online booking tool to explore options and fares. Or, visit to build a personalized timetable with departure times between two stations and stops in between. Also, check our Alerts page for information that might affect your trip. Recent changes to the schedule are noted below.  

October 25 Schedule Change Details 

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Important Updates


Holiday Travel

Reservations will be required during the week of Thanksgiving (Wednesday through Monday). The Rail 2 Rail program will be suspended on these dates, and Amtrak multi-ride ticket holders must confirm trips in advance. Learn more.

Schedule Adjustments

We've implemented one of the largest schedule changes to the Pacific Surfliner service in years. Another roundtrip was added and many departure times were adjusted in October 2021. Learn more.


Service Information

View our Twitter feed for updates on Pacific Surfliner trains.

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

We’ve gathered important information, including ticketing policies, service impacts, and more.

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