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1050 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
(800) 872-7245 (Toll-Free)

(800) 872-7245
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Region: Downtown

Riding the train has always been the best way to see America and taking Amtrak to San Diego is one of the best travel options for visiting the second largest city in California.

Amtrak long distance trains connect you to San Diego from all over the country. Travel in comfortable, spacious reclining seats or in private sleeper accommodations. Enjoy savory meals in the Dining car and scenic views from the Sightseer lounge. Arrive at Los Angeles Union Station and connect to the Pacific Surfliner train for your journey along the coast to San Diego.

Amtrak Long Distance Trains:

  • Coast Starlight: Seattle – Portland – Eugene – San Francisco – Los Angeles
  • Southwest Chief: Chicago – Kansas City – Albuquerque – Los Angeles
  • Sunset Limited: New Orleans – Houston – Tucson – Los Angeles
  • Texas Eagle: Chicago – St. Louis – San Antonio – Los Angeles

The Pacific Surfliner offers frequent daily departures to San Diego. You can stretch, relax and grab a bite to eat from the café. With free Wi-Fi, connect with family and friends. Upgrade to Business Class and ease into comfortable seats with extra leg room, complimentary snacks, beverages and newspapers.

On Amtrak, up to two children ages 2-12 may ride at 50% off per adult rail fare purchased. And seniors, age 62 and over, can save 15% off best available rail fares. For details and reservations, visit  See where the train can take you.

Travel Tips:

  • Up to two children ages 2-12 may ride at 50% off for each paid adult rail fare
  • Seniors, age 62 and over, can save 15% off best available rail fares
  • Surf the internet with free Wi-Fi® on Pacific Surfliner trains.

What To Know:

  • Long distance trains have four types of private sleeping accommodations.
  • Meals are included in the Dining car for Sleeping car passengers.
  • Twenty-two Pacific Surfliner trains serve Downtown San Diego each day.