West Coast Amtrak Routes

Pacific Surfliner in Southern California

Regional and long-distance Amtrak trains travel along or near the West Coast of the United States. It’s easy to reach major cities from San Diego to Seattle, and there are five routes that travel cross-country to either Chicago or New Orleans. See the list of West Coast Amtrak routes below to learn more.

*Long-distance trains

RouteWest Coast Service Area
Amtrak CascadesOregon, Washington, Vancouver BC
California Zephyr*Northern California
Capitol CorridorNorthern California
Coast Starlight*California, Oregon, Washington
Empire Builder*Oregon, Washington
Pacific SurflinerSouthern California
San JoaquinsNorthern California, Central Valley
Southwest Chief*Southern California
Sunset Limited*Southern California
Texas Eagle*Southern California

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Top photo credit: Nick Chill (Pacific Surliner train in Southern California)