209 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA
(800) 872-7245

Make the most of your Santa Barbara adventure aboard Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® where your getaway starts as soon as you step onto the train. Much more than just getting from point A to point B, traveling to Santa Barbara on the Pacific Surfliner allows you to relax and savor the travel experience. Visit the Sea View Café featuring fresh salads and sandwiches, snacks, local craft beer, cocktails, and wine or simply settle into your roomy seat to unwind and enjoy the spectacular views along the Pacific Coast. 

Santa Barbara Amtrak Routes

Santa Barbara is served by two Amtrak train routes, the Pacific Surfliner and Coast Starlight.

The Pacific Surfliner hugs the southern California coast from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, with multiple stops in San Diego, Orange, LA and Ventura Counties.  Santa Barbara county destinations include Lompoc-Surf, Guadalupe, Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Carpinteria. Connecting Thruway bus service is offered from the train station to the UCSB Campus, Solvang-Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Maria.  Onboard amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi and bicycle storage (reservations required). Business Class on the Pacific Surfliner also includes reserved seating and complimentary refreshments. 

The Coast Starlight connects Seattle and Los Angeles, winding through Portland, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Paso Robles, SLO and Santa Barbara. The train features sleeping accommodations, coach and business class as well as a Dinning Car and Sightseer Lounge/Cafe. 

Santa Barbara Train Station

The Santa Barbara Amtrak station is located in downtown Santa Barbara just two blocks from the beach and Stearns Warf. Visit the popular Funk Zone and Urban Wine Trail beginning right across the street from the station.  Hotels, shops and restaurants in the heart of downtown are located within a few blocks walk from the station.

To make it even easier to get around Santa Barbara, the Pacific Surfliner offers the Transit Transfer program allowing passengers to connect to public transit for free by showing their Pacific Surfliner train ticket.

The train station is fully staffed and features checked baggage service, enclosed waiting area, restrooms, payphone, free short-term parking and wheelchair accessibility.

Santa Barbara Amtrak Schedules and Tickets

The Pacific Surfliner runs five times daily in each direction and the Coast Starlight stops daily in each direction. To view train schedules, purchase tickets or to find additional travel information please visit PacificSurfliner.com or Amtrak.com

The Pacific Surfliner participates in the California Everyday Discounts program offering year-round savings on select routes serving Southern California, the Central Valley, and Northern California. Passengers with disabilities, seniors age 62+ and students ages 13-25 can receive a 15% discount.  Kids ages 2-12 travel for 50% off the adult fare and infants under the age of two travel free (one discounted child or infant fare per full fare adult), additional restrictions may apply. Visit PacificSurfliner.com/discounts for details.

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Hours of Operation

Monday 5:45AM to 10PM
Tuesday 5:45AM to 10PM
Wednesday 5:45AM to 10PM
Thursday 5:45AM to 10PM
Friday 5:45AM to 10PM
Saturday 5:45AM to 10PM
Sunday 5:45AM to 10PM

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

209 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Pacific Surfliner Friends and Family 50% Savings Offer

For a limited time, you can hug the coast with friends and family while enjoying special savings. Through June 22nd, purchase one full-fare adult ticket and book up to three additional passengers on the same reservation at a 50% discount for travel on the Pacific Surfliner to Santa Barbara.

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Save 15% to Santa Barbara on Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner®

Passengers with disabilities, seniors age 62+ and students between the ages of 13-25 save 15% on the Pacific Surfliner®. Discount valid for booking through January 28, 2019  and for travel through January 31, 2019. Offer available only at www.PacificSurfliner.com/discounts (restrictions apply). 

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