Early-morning service to Santa Barbara & Goleta

Now In Service

Hug the coast to work.

With new early-morning train service from Ventura County to Santa Barbara and Goleta, it is now possible to ride the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to work. Sink back in your seat and enjoy beautiful ocean views. Grab a hot coffee and a muffin or bagel from the Café car. Stay connected with free Wi-Fi and power outlets. You’ll arrive at work refreshed and ready for the day. And on the way home, relax and unwind instead of battling traffic.

Regions & Stops: The new early-morning train serves all major Pacific Surfliner stations between Los Angeles and Goleta. Stations along the Pacific Surfliner route in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties include Simi Valley, Moorpark, Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, and Goleta. View more station information. Early morning santa barbara service schedule

Schedule: The rescheduled morning train arrives in Santa Barbara at 6:47 a.m. and Goleta at 7:16 a.m. The detailed Pacific Surfliner schedule effective April 2, 2018 can be downloaded here.

Cost: Everyday discounts for the Pacific Surfliner are available for seniors, students, families, and passengers with disabilities. Discounted multi-ride tickets including 10-Trip and monthly passes are also available for travel between Ventura County and Santa Barbara County. 

Connections: Pacific Surfliner passengers can ride the Electric Shuttles as well as Santa Barbara MTD buses for free with a valid train ticket thanks to our Transit Transfer Program. Additional bus service will be provided from the Santa Barbara and Goleta train stations to better serve major employer locations in downtown Santa Barbara.

Special Offer Through Traffic Solutions: Contact a Traffic Solutions specialist to request complimentary trial passes for April at 805-963-SAVE. More information is available at TrafficSolutions.org/Train.


The peak-hour service is possible through a partnership with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG), the California State Transportation Agency, and the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency.

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Transfer free. Travel more.

The Pacific Surfliner Transit Transfer Program provides free connections to bus and transit services at most Pacific Surfliner stations. Simply show your Amtrak Pacific Surfliner paper ticket or e-Ticket when you board the connecting transit services listed below. You can also purchase a discounted 1-day transit pass for Metro (Los Angeles) and MTS (San Diego) in the Pacific Surfliner café car.

Participating transfer providers are marked throughout this website with this icon.

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