Take the Train to Concerts in Irvine

May - September, 2018

Ride with Us to Concerts at the FivePoint Amphitheatre

UPDATE: As of August 5, 2018, we have canceled special return service after the concerts from Irvine to Los Angeles for the remainder of the 2018 season due to low demand. We will review options for the 2019 season, which may include service to select shows. Riders traveling from stations south of Irvine can still take the train with our regular Pacific Surfliner schedule. Read on to learn more.

The Pacific Surfliner directly serves FivePoint Amphitheatre, It’s an easy five-minute walk from the FivePoint Amphitheatre (though ticketed passengers should allow at least 10 minutes to get to the station.) The train will not wait for late passengers.

Concert attendees can take any regular Pacific Surfliner train from stations south of Irvine, as far as downtown San Diego, to the FivePoint Amphitheatre. The venue opens one hour before scheduled showtimes. See concert schedules and train schedules below. Book your trip here.

Save with our "Buy One, Get One Free Companion Fare" offer for Pacific Surfliner travel to select concerts. Learn more below. TIP: Present your valid Pacific Surfliner ticket at the gate and receive complimentary Fast Lane access, which allows for expedited entry to the venue.

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    2018 Season Concert Schedule 

    ShowDateTime
    Slayer5/11/185:00 p.m.
    Poison*5/18/187:00 p.m.
    Styx*5/30/187:00 p.m.
    Slightly Stoopid*6/15/186:00 p.m.
    Chicago*6/16/187:30 p.m.
    Kevin Hart*6/23/186:00 p.m.
    Dirty Heads*6/30/186:30 p.m.
    Counting Crows7/8/186:30 p.m.
    Pentatonix7/19/188:00 p.m.
    Jeff Beck7/20/187:00 p.m.
    Logic7/22/187:00 p.m.
    Five Finger Death Punch7/27/187:00 p.m.
    G-Eazy*7/31/186:30 p.m.
    Foreigner*8/1/187:00 p.m.
    Godsmack8/4/187:00 p.m.
    Naill Horan8/5/187:00 p.m.
    Coheed and Cambria8/11/186:30 p.m.
    Charlie Puth*8/15/187:30 p.m.
    Kid Rock8/22/186:30 p.m.
    Lady Antebellum8/24/187:00 p.m.
    Rob Zombie*8/29/187:00 p.m.
    Evanescence9/1/187:00 p.m.
    Scorpions9/2/187:30 p.m.
    Jason Mraz*9/14/188:00 p.m.
    Rascal Flatts*9/15/183:30 p.m.
    95.9 The Fish Family Night9/21/185:00 p.m.
    Deep Purple*9/27/187:00 p.m.
    Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys9/28/187:00 p.m.
    Jason Aldean*9/29/187:30 p.m.
    Rise Against*9/30/186:00 p.m.
    Jack's 13th Show10/14/185:00 p.m.
    Caifanes10/27/188:00 p.m.

    *Special fare offer for Pacific Surfliner travel to Irvine available for this concert.

    Concert schedule last updated September 4, 2018

  • How to Buy Train Tickets and Receive a Buy One, Get One Free Companion Fare

    Purchase your train ticket below for travel to select concerts (most Monday – Thursday shows) and receive a free companion fare with the purchase of one regular adult fare. Offer is valid for travel from any station on the Pacific Surfliner route to Irvine, CA (IRV) and return only. Concert attendees are encouraged to purchase round-trip train tickets online, before the show.

    To receive a free companion ticket, please enter the promo code V316 when purchasing 2 adult fares. The discount will be automatically applied to the second passenger.

    NOTE: This promotion code requires a minimum of one-day advance purchase. View all terms and conditions for this special offer.

  • From the Train to the Concert in Five Minutes

    Once you get off the train, you’ll be at the FivePoint Amphitheatre in no time! There is a dedicated walkway for train riders along Platform 1 (the side furthest from the station building). If you arrived from a station located north of Irvine, cross the pedestrian bridge and follow the signs to the walkway entrance. If you arrived from a station located south of Irvine, simply make your way along the platform to reach the walkway! The walk takes only 5 minutes. On the way home, you’ll depart from the opposite platform from which you arrived.

    View a station map.

  • Northbound to Irvine

     

    Train 579

    Train 583

    Train 785

    Train 591

     

    San Diego –
    Downtown

    1:30p

    2:50p

    3:58p

    6:43p

     

    San Diego –
    Old Town

    1:37p

    2:57p

    4:05p

    6:50p

     

    Solana Beach

    2:11p

    3:31p

    4:36p

    7:23p

     

    Oceanside

    2:29p

    3:48p

    4:53p

    7:43p

     

    San Juan
    Capistrano

    3:01p

    4:25p

    5:34p

    8:16p

     

    Irvine

    3:16p

    4:42p

    5:49p

    8:31p

     

    Southbound to Irvine*

     

    Train 580

    Train 782

    Train 584

    Train 590
    (weekdays)

    Train 1588
    (weekends)

    Los Angeles

    2:58p

    4:08p

    5:10p

    7:15p

    6:45 p

    Fullerton

    3:29p

    4:39p

    5:42p

    7:46p

    7:16p

    Anaheim

    3:37p

    4:47p

    5:51p

    7:54p

    7:25p

    Santa Ana

    3:46p

    4:56p

    6:00p

    8:03p

    7:33p

    Irvine

    3:59p

    5:09p

    6:13p

    8:16p

    7:45p


    *Please note that there is no longer special return service to stations north of Irvine after the concert, so passengers would need to leave early enough to take regularly scheduled Train 595 (departs Irvine at 10:43 p.m.) or take alternate transportation home.
  • Southbound to San Diego

    Train 796*

    Irvine

    11:19p

    San Juan
    Capistrano

    11:34p

    Oceanside

    12:08a

    Solana Beach

    12:24a

    San Diego –
    Old Town

    12:54a

    San Diego –
    Downtown

    1:19a

    *Train 796 operates on a slightly different schedule on Saturdays and Sundays through September 2 due to the summer Del Mar Racing Season. View the revised schedule on Page 3 of our timetable.

    Northbound to Los Angeles
    Please note that there is no longer special return service to stations north of Irvine after the concert, so passengers traveling back to Santa Ana, Anaheim, Fullerton or Los Angeles need to leave early enough to take regularly scheduled Train 595 (schedule below) or take alternate transportation home.

    Train 595*

    Irvine

    10:43p

    Santa Ana

    10:54p

    Anaheim

    11:03p

    Fullerton

    11:12p

    Los Angeles

    11:52p   


    *This train departs Irvine just before 11 p.m., and does not wait for the concert to end. Passengers must allow adequate time to get from the venue to the station to get to the platform prior to the scheduled train departure.

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Terms & Conditions

•   This offer is valid for one (1) free companion rail fare with the purchase of one (full) adult rail fare. 

•   This offer is valid for sale between May 11, 2018 and September 29, 2018 and valid for travel on the following dates: May 18, and 30, 2018; June 15, 16, 23, and 30, 2018; July 31, 2018; August 1, 15, and 29, 2018; and September 14, 15, 27, 29, and 30, 2018. 

•   Advance reservations are required a minimum of one (1) day prior to travel. 

•   This offer is valid for travel on the Pacific Surfliner and associated Thruways; except not valid on the 7000-8889 Thruways. 

•   This offer is valid for coach seats; upgrade to business Class is available upon full payment of applicable accommodation charges. 

•   This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer. 

•   In addition to the discount restrictions, this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts, and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. 

•   Seating is limited. Seats may not be available on all days.

•   This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer  

•   Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.

•   Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted.

•   Other restrictions may apply. 

•   Please refer to discount code V316. 

Fares, routes, schedules, and services are subject to change without notice. Amtrak, Surfliner, and Pacific Surfliner are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation and used with permission.

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