Catch the train at the Glendale Transportation Center (GTC) located at 400 W. Cerritos Avenue, Glendale. If you are traveling between San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties, use the Southern California Passenger Rail Timetable combining the schedules of the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner, Metrolink and COASTER commuter trains to plan your trip.
Reservations are only needed for special times like Christmas and Thanksgiving when trains are full. An Amtrak ticket office and transfers to nationwide services are located at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.
For trips originating at the GTC, you may purchase your ticket from the ticket vending machine on the platform just north of the train station building or from a conductor on board the train. These tickets are the same price as if you buy them online. If you buy your ticket online, print it out and present it to the conductor who will then scan your electronic ticket.
For trains traveling Northbound to Santa Barbara, please board from the east platform closest to the building. For trains traveling Southbound to Union Station/San Diego please cross the tracks to the center platform to board the train.
For Amtrak bus service, passengers should wait at the Amtrak bus bay located just north of the station building.
Daily commuter service is provided on the Ventura County Line between Union Station and Montalvo and on the Antelope Valley Line between Union Station and Lancaster. Catch the train at the Glendale Transportation Center (GTC) located at 400 W. Cerritos Avenue, Glendale.
Maps, schedules, and ticket vending machines are located on the station platform just north of train station building. For trains traveling Northbound to Ventura or Antelope Valley, please board from the east platform closest to the parking lots. For trains traveling Southbound to Union Station please cross the tracks to the center platform to board the train.
Passengers arriving or departing form the GTC may use their Metrolink EZ transit pass ticket or Metrolink EZ transit pass to board the Glendale Beeline buses at no charge. Passengers are required to show their valid/current Metrolink fare media to the bus operator when boarding.
Greyhound (intercity bus service)
Greyhound serves more than 2,300 destinations with 13,000 daily departures across North America. Tickets by mail may be purchased through Ticket Center on www.Greyhound.com or by calling Greyhound’s Telephone Information Center at 1-800-231-2222.
Passengers should wait at the Greyhound bus bay located just north of the station building.
Metro (Regional Public Transit Bus Service)
1-800-COMMUTE (1-800-366-6883) or 1-800-GO METRO
Numerous east-west and north-south Metro routes serve Glendale proving short trips between various city locations as well as long haul transit service between Glendale and other communities in Los Angeles County. Metro also provides late night transit service for Glendale.
Go to Metro.net for a trip planning tool that will provide trip choices and fare information.