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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: Connecting from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, the Pacific Surfliner takes travelers along the breathtaking journey, cruising the coast of Central and Southern California at ease. As a bonus, the Pacific Surfliner train accommodates for bikes and boards, too.
  • Coast Starlight: Traveling between Los Angeles and Seattle, the Coast Starlight train passes through iconic cities like Portland and Sacramento and features epic views from Mount Shasta to stretches of the Pacific Ocean.

Amtrak Tickets

Purchase your tickets to ride the train through Amtrak, offering coach and business class seats on the Pacific Surfliner and coach seats, business class seats and various bedroom packages on the Coast Starlight.

Amtrak friends and family savings! Purchase one full-priced adult ticket to San Luis Obispo County, and receive a 50% discount on your passengers’ ticket. Offer is valid for up to three passenger tickets and ends June 25.


Amtrak Station Location

San Luis Obispo Amtrak Train Station
 is located at 1011 Railroad Avenue.

Amtrak Station Hours

The Amtrak Station ticket office and checked baggage areas are open Monday-Sunday from 5:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Free Transit Transfer

To more easily connect to and from the station, the Pacific Surfliner Transit Transfer Program offers several free buses and shuttles for ticket holders.

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