The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® travels along a 351-mile route through San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties, with portions of the route hugging the Southern California coastline. It is the second busiest intercity passenger rail corridor in the United States with 26 daily trains and an annual ridership of nearly 3 million.


The On-Board Experience

All Pacific Surfliner trains feature comfortable, reclining seats as well as power outlets, free Wi-Fi, restrooms, bike and luggage racks, and large picture windows. An onboard market-style café features fresh food, snacks, and beverages, including wine, cocktails, and local craft beer. Passengers can also upgrade to Business Class for additional perks.

Important Information

The Pacific Surfliner serves stations in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties.

The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner route meanders along the majestic California coastline from San Luis Obispo through prime destinations such as Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Juan Capistrano, and San Diego.

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Managing Agency

The Pacific Surfliner service is locally managed by the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency, a joint powers authority that works to increase ridership, revenue, capacity, reliability, coordination, and safety on the rail corridor. To learn more about the agency, visit

A monthly newsletter is also available and features a compilation of staff updates including information on the Pacific Surfliner service, LOSSAN corridor projects, media highlights, and much more.