Finding Amtrak while in Anaheim and Orange County

Amtrak long distance trains from around the country connect you to Anaheim/Orange County. Sit back and relax in large roomy seats or travel in private accommodations. Make your way to the Sightseer lounge for some of the most breathtaking views in the country and enjoy savory meals in the Dining car.  Arrive in Los Angeles and connect to the Pacific Surfliner® for your journey to Anaheim.

Amtrak long distance trains:

Coast Starlight®: Seattle – Portland – Sacramento – Emeryville (San Francisco) – Los Angeles

Southwest Chief®: Chicago – Kansas City – Albuquerque – Los Angeles

Sunset Limited®: New Orleans – Houston – Tucson – Maripoca (Phoenix) – Los Angeles

Texas Eagle®: Chicago – St. Louis – Dallas/Fort Worth – San Antonio – Los Angeles

The Pacific Surfliner offers frequent service daily to Anaheim/Orange County.  You can stretch, relax and grab a bite or have a beverage from the café. With free Wi-Fi®, connect with family and friends. Upgrade to Business Class and ease into comfortable seats with extra leg room, complimentary snack, beverage and newspaper.


In downtown Fullerton visitors can dine at a variety of a unique restaurants or shop at a wide selection of boutiques, antique shops, and retail stores among a cluster of more than 70 historic buildings. During the summer on Thursday nights Fullerton hosts one of the county's best nighttime farmer's markets, complete with heirloom vegetables, live entertainment, face painting, and so much more.


Anaheim is home to Disneyland® Park, Disney California Adventure® Park, and Downtown Disney® District, where wonder, imagination and fun are always in season. Since the train stops in the Angel Stadium parking lot, you'll be ideally situated to catch a baseball game April through September. Or you could watch a hockey game at the Honda Center. Shop, dine, or find unique entertainment at the Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk.

Santa Ana

Santa Ana offers distinctive cultural and learning centers with nearby Discover Science Center's interactive exhibits in science, math and technology; Bowers Museum and Kidseum exhibits that inspire an understanding of cultures through their arts, traditions, and customs; and conservation of endangered animals at Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park. Santa Ana Artists' Village brings original art and music to the downtown area.


Irvine is the stop of the nearby Irvine Spectrum, one of Orange County's premier outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination. More than 15 million annual visitors are treated to a mix of well-known national retailers, specialty shops, and world-class restaurants.

San Juan Capistrano

The charming town of San Juan Capistrano features an eclectic mix of historic buildings, quaint cafes, a plethora of antique and specialty shops, and is home to the Mission San Juan Capistrano, known as the Jewel of the Missions. Also, the Los Rios Historic District, Orange County's oldest neighborhood, provides visitors a charming glimpse into early California life.

San Clemente

In San Clemente you'll discover a laid-back beach vibe and an array of unique shops. San Clemente Pier, a 1,296-foot long wooden-planked pier, offers free fishing, indoor/outdoor restaurant dining, and a wonderful location to watch surfing competitions, sports activities, and beach fun.

Neighboring Counties

North: Los Angeles

The Union Station stop for the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is your gateway to great Los Angeles-based attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood.

South: San Diego

The main San Diego station along the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner provides easy access to SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego Zoo and the USS Midway Museum.

*Orange: Two southbound trains stop in Orange daily (one in the morning and one in the afternoon). Northbound, one train stops daily in the morning and a second train also stops in the morning but Mondays thru Fridays only.

**San Clemente Pier: Two southbound trains stop in the morning each day at San Clemente Pier plus two northbound trains stopping there in the afternoon.

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