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Train travel to San Luis Obispo couldn’t be more convenient! The Amtrak Station in San Luis Obispo offers daily service by the Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner. As an added bonus, the station is within walking distance of Downtown San Luis Obispo filled with boutique shops, restaurants, tasting rooms and more.

Amtrak Routes to San Luis Obispo

  • Pacific Surfliner: Traveling along the breathtaking coast from San Luis Obispo to San Diego with convenient stops in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The Pacific Surfliner offers coach and business class seating and accommodates bikes and boards. Connecting shuttle service is offered from the SLO train station to the Cal Poly Campus.
  • Coast Starlight: Traveling between Los Angeles and Seattle, the Coast Starlight passes through iconic cities like Portland and Sacramento and features epic views from Mount Shasta to stretches of the Pacific Ocean. The Coast Starlight offers coach, business class and sleeping accommodations.

Amtrak Tickets

Purchase your train tickets through Pacific Surfliner or Amtrak or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.

Pacific Surfliner Savings: The Pacific Surfliner offers special promotional offers and also everyday discounts for passengers with disabilities, Veterans, students and seniors.

Free Transit Transfer

Pacific Surfliner ticket holders can easily connect from the train station with complimentary local transit transfers.

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