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See where the train can take you.

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.

Neighborhood: Downtown

1050 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(800) 872-7245
Toll-Free: (800) 872-7245


Travel Tips:

  • Up to two children ages 2-12 may ride at 50% off for each paid adult rail fare.
  • Students age 13-25 save 15% on travel. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Seniors age 62 and over can save 15% off best available rail fares.
  • Surf the internet with complimentary Wi-Fi® on Pacific Surfliner trains.
  • There are 12 round-trips daily between LA, Orange County and San Diego.

What to Know:

  • Amtrak serves over 500 cities across the U.S.
  • Long distance trains travel to LA where you connect by rail to San Diego.
  • On the Coast Starlight, travel from Seattle, Portland and Sacramento to LA.
  • On the Southwest Chief, travel from Chicago, Kansas City and Albuquerque to LA.
  • On the Sunset Limited, travel from New Orleans, Houston and Tucson to LA.

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