Coastal train

A friend of ours had given us the tip of taking the trip from Los Angeles up to Paso Robles by train. It is a bit longer, but really scenic. Food is great on board, and the train apparently hugs the coast. We haven't taken it ourselves, but have heard its nice.

Schedule and info at www.Amtrak.com

example:

Los Angeles - Union Station, CA (LAX) To Paso Robles, CA (PRB)
$34.00 14 Coast Starlight
Los Angeles, CA
- Union Station
(LAX)
10:15 am
02-OCT-09
Paso Robles, CA
(PRB)
4:45 pm
02-OCT-09
6h 30m Dining car, Lounge, Onboard wheelchair ramp 1 Reserved Coach Seat
$39.00 799 Pacific Surfliner
Los Angeles, CA
- Union Station
(LAX)
7:30 am
02-OCT-09
San Luis Obispo, CA
(SLO)
12:45 pm
02-OCT-09
5h 15m Checked baggage, Snack car 1 Unreserved Coach Seat
4799 Bus
San Luis Obispo, CA
(SLO)
12:50 pm
02-OCT-09
Paso Robles, CA
(PRB)
1:25 pm
02-OCT-09
0h 35m
1 Reserved Thruway Seat
$47.00 5813 Bus
Los Angeles, CA
- Union Station
(LAX)
7:35 am
02-OCT-09
Bakersfield, CA
(BFD)
9:50 am
02-OCT-09
2h 15m Checked baggage 1 Reserved Thruway Seat
713 San Joaquin
Bakersfield, CA
(BFD)
10:05 am
02-OCT-09
Hanford, CA
(HNF)
11:26 am
02-OCT-09
1h 21m Checked baggage, Onboard wheelchair ramp 1 Reserved Coach Seat
4912 Bus
Hanford, CA
(HNF)
12:15 pm
02-OCT-09
Paso Robles, CA
(PRB)
2:15 pm
02-OCT-09
2h 0m
1 Reserved Thruway Seat
$39.00 763 Pacific Surfliner
Los Angeles, CA
- Union Station
(LAX)
9:05 am
02-OCT-09
Santa Barbara, CA
(SBA)
11:34 am
02-OCT-09
2h 29m Checked baggage, Snack car, Onboard wheelchair ramp 1 Unreserved Coach Seat
4763 Bus
Santa Barbara, CA
(SBA)
11:40 am
02-OCT-09
Paso Robles, CA
(PRB)
2:45 pm
02-OCT-09
3h 5m
1 Reserved Thruway Seat
$39.00 769 Pacific Surfliner
Los Angeles, CA
- Union Station
(LAX)
12:30 pm
02-OCT-09
Santa Barbara, CA
(SBA)
3:03 pm
02-OCT-09
2h 33m Checked baggage, Snack car, Onboard wheelchair ramp 1 Unreserved Coach Seat
4769 Bus
Santa Barbara, CA
(SBA)
3:10 pm
02-OCT-09
Paso Robles, CA
(PRB)
5:55 pm
02-OCT-09
2h 45m
1 Reserved Thruway Seat

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