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This is an Amtrak route that works at the Southern California coast.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner connects San Diego to San Luis Obispo.

This train line has already been the third-busiest Amtrak route of all time.


Pacific Surfliner route runs 350 miles in California.

Between San Luis Obispo and San Diego, there are 30 train stops.

The main train stops are at these following cities:

  • Santa Barbara
  • Burbank
  • Los Angeles
  • Anaheim
  • San Clemente


Train Ticket from San Luis Obispo to San Diego

There are at least 5 schedules to San Diego every day.

The price for this travel is between $61 up to $76 per seat.

This train trip takes around 9 hours.

More info about Pacific Surfliner San Luis Obispo to San Diego

Train Ticket from Los Angeles to San Diego

You can find at least 10 schedules in this route.

The price between these cities starts on $37 per seat.

This trip takes approximately 3 hours.

More details about Pacific Surfliner Los Angeles to San Diego

Train Ticket from San Diego to Santa Barbara

Every day there are nearly 9 schedules to Santa Barbara.

The price for this route is from $42 up to $53 per seat.

This train journey takes around 5 hours.

More information about Pacific Surfliner San Diego to Santa Barbara


Before traveling in a Surfliner train, you should choose which fare is better for you.

There are available four fare types:

  • Saver
  • Value
  • Flexible
  • Premium

Each one of these fares have different benefits and prices.

Find more details about all types of Pacific Surfliner fares.



Amtrak offers 2 types of accommodations in this train.

Unreserved Coach Class Seat

In this option passengers are not able to reserve seats.

Although, this class has many features as reserved class.

Amenities offered:

  • Reclining seats with legroom
  • Fold-down tray
  • 120v electric outlets
  • Individual reading lights
Pacific Surfliner Business Class

Improve your experience traveling in an Amtrak Business Class.

In this class, you can find some comfortable amenities:

  • Service Attendant
  • Legroom
  • Snacks and Beverages
  • Priority boarding in San Diego
  • Free access to Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge in LA


Pacific Surfliner stops at 31 train stations in California.

The major Amtrak train stations for this line are the following ones:

San Luis Obispo Train Station
Address: 1011 Railroad Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245

This terminal works every day from 5:45 am until 9:00 pm.

Features on San Luis Obispo Station:

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk
  • Payphone accessible

More information about San Luis Obispo Station

Los Angeles Union Station
Address: 800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA - 90012

Phone Number: +1 213-683-6729

LA Union Station works 24 hours daily.

Features on Los Angeles Union Station:

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Lounge
  • Elevator accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk

More details about LA Union Station

San Diego Train Station
Address: 1050 Kettner Boulevard San Diego, CA - 92101

Phone Number: +1 619-239-9989

Features on San Diego Terminal: