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Amtrak Routes
From/Through Los Angeles

Los Angeles Union Station entrance. Photo by Felicia Aparicio.

Route Major Stops Route Map
Coast Starlight Los Angeles-San Jose-Oakland-Sacramento-Portland-Seattle
Pacific Surfliner San Diego-Anaheim-Los Angeles-Oxnard-Santa Barbara-San Luis Obispo
Southwest Chief Los Angeles-Flagstaff-Albuquerque-Topeka-Kansas City-Chicago
Sunset Limited Los Angeles-Tucson-El Paso-San Antonio-Houston-New Orleans

Source: Amtrak


Amtrak passengers arrive at LA Union Station, 1970. Photo by Charles O'Rear, courtesy of Environmental Protection Agency & National Archives


Amtrak assumed operation of the San Diegan Route (now Pacific Surfliner) in May, 1971. With more than 1.5 million passengers taking the route, it is the second most heavily traveled Amtrak route in the nation.