ORANGE, Calif. – The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® announced the first-ever Surfliner Series as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim face the San Diego Padres at Petco Park for a series of three interleague games on August 13, 14 and 15, 2018. Fans can take advantage of special offers and promotions to save on both train travel and ballpark tickets, as well as enter for a chance to win the Grand Slam Giveaway, where one lucky winner will get to throw out the first pitch at Petco Park on August 14 prior to the Angels-Padres game.
Special offers for the Surfliner Series include:
- Save 20% on Padres game tickets: Visit padres.com/surflinerpartnertickets, click "Buy Tickets" and enter promo code "PACIFICSURFLINER2018" to access special savings on Padres game tickets, including Surfliner Series games.
- Save 15% or more on train travel: Seniors, students and passengers with disabilities save 15% on train travel with California Everyday Discounts. Kids (ages 2-12) ride half-price with a paid adult. Ages 2 and younger ride free.
- Enter to win the Surfliner Series Grand Slam Giveaway: Visit pacificsurfliner.com/surflinerseries to enter to win one of two prize packages including round-trip Pacific Surfliner tickets in Business Class, a one-night hotel stay at the San Diego Marriott® Gaslamp Quarter and Surfliner Series game tickets. One Grand Slam winner will also receive the opportunity to throw out the first pitch before the game on August 14. Winners will be announced on August 7, 2018.
“We are excited to support the Surfliner Series between these two Major League teams, each with stadiums conveniently located near a Pacific Surfliner station,” said Bryan MacDonald, chairman of the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency, which oversees the Pacific Surfliner service. “We look forward to serving Padres and Angels fans in Southern California by providing stress-free train travel, while bringing the excitement of Major League baseball to Pacific Surfliner customers.”
Santa Fe Depot in downtown San Diego is the southernmost stop on the Pacific Surfliner route. Petco Park is a few trolley stops away, or an easy 25-minute walk. The FOX Sports Fan Express will operate special shuttles from the Santa Fe Depot to Petco Park during the Surfliner Series August 13 – 15 starting at 3:30 p.m., operating every 30 minutes until game time.
The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers daily service between San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo, connecting travelers to popular destinations along the Southern California coast.
Visit pacificsurfliner.com/surflinerseries to view complete details on the Surfliner Series including game schedules, discount fares and sweepstakes information.
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About the Pacific Surfliner
The Pacific Surfliner travels along a 351-mile coastal rail route through San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, serving 29 stations. It is the busiest state-supported intercity passenger rail route in the United States with 24 daily trains and annual ridership of nearly 3 million. To learn more and plan a trip, visit PacificSurfliner.com, like Pacific Surfliner on Facebook, or @PacSurfliners on Twitter.
About the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency
The Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency is a joint powers authority composed of rail owners, operators and planning agencies along the entire LOSSAN rail corridor. In addition to working to improve passenger rail ridership, revenue, on-time performance, operational flexibility, and safety, the LOSSAN Agency assumed management responsibility for the Pacific Surfliner service in July 2015, following the execution of an interagency transfer agreement with the state of California. For more information, visit lossan.org.