Amtrak Routes From/Through Los Angeles

Route Major Stops
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-Mobile-Jacksonville-Orlando, Florida

*Amtrak bus service ferries passengers between the Los Angeles and Bakersfield stations.


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.