The Pacific Surfliner will provide late-night service from Irvine to Los Angeles and San Diego with trains departing approximately 20 minutes after most concerts, including Slayer (May 11), Dirty Heads (June 30), Pentatonix (July 19), Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker (August 24), Jason Mraz (September 14), Rise Against (September 30) and more. Courtesy photo

Amtrak is offering special late-night rides to music lovers traveling to and from the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine during the 2018 concert season, it was announced Thursday.

The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will offer special train service for concertgoers traveling between May 11 and September 30, with discounted fares offered for select concerts during the season.

“The venue’s front gate is less than a five minute walk from the train station, which makes taking the Pacific Surfliner a safe and convenient option for fans travelling from Orange County as well as San Diego and Los Angeles,” said Matt Prieshoff, Live Nation chief operating officer.

The Pacific Surfliner will provide late-night service from Irvine to Los Angeles and San Diego with trains departing approximately 20 minutes after most concerts, including Slayer (May 11), Dirty Heads (June 30), Pentatonix (July 19), Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker (August 24), Jason Mraz (September 14), Rise Against (September 30) and more.

The special northbound return train (597) will depart Irvine at 11:20 p.m. en route to Santa Ana, Anaheim, Fullerton and Los Angeles. The final southbound train (796) will depart Irvine at 11:19 p.m. en route to San Juan Capistrano, Oceanside, Solana Beach and San Diego.

Concert attendees can take any Pacific Surfliner train to the FivePoint Amphitheatre with service from San Diego, Oceanside, Anaheim, Los Angeles and intermediate stops.

“We are proud to support access to live music and are excited to provide a special concert train service in partnership with Live Nation and FivePoint Amphitheatre,” said Bryan MacDonald, chairman of the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency, which oversees the Pacific Surfliner service. “This service will enhance the experience for concertgoers while also improving quality of life for local residents.”

For more information, including a full list of concerts, promotional fares and detailed train schedules, visit www.pacificsurfliner.com/livenation.

–Staff

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