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Explore Southern California by Train!

Oceanside is not only a great place to enjoy the beach, it is also the perfect location to visit California’s most famous attractions from. Thanks to it’s convenient central location between iconic California attractions such as the San Diego Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND to the south, as well as Universal Studios and Disneyland California Resort to the north, Oceanside serves as a wonderful home base for any Southern California trip! To make your trips even easier, Oceanside’s Transit Center located in the middle of downtown also means traveling by car and sitting in summer traffic is not necessary! Take a smooth stress-free ride on one of the several lines going north or south along the coast from right here in Oceanside, California. 

 

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Four Ways to Travel

Amtrak Train Travel

Amtrak

With more than 90 destinations in California, Amtrak offers several different types of tickets including: Multi-City TicketsMulti-Ride TicketsGroup Tickets, and more! For more ticket information visit: Amtrak Ticket Options.

Coaster Train Travel

Coaster

During the weekdays, more than 20 trains are running, with additional service on the weekends. Whether you’re looking for a Single Pass, Round-Trip Ticket, Day or Monthly Pass, the Coaster offers it all! For more detailed ticket information, visit: Coaster Tickets.

Sprinter Train Travel

Sprinter

The Sprinter runs East to West, from the Oceanside to Escondido. Tickets can be purchased for a One-Way, Day, Monthly, or Regional Rapid Express Monthly Pass. For more detailed information, visit: Sprinter Tickets.

Metrolink - Travel Oceanside

Metrolink

The MetroLink features 55 stations throughout Southern California. The Inland Empire Line stretches from Oceanside to San Bernardino while the Orange County Line stretches from Oceanside to the L.A. Union Station. For more detailed information on tickets, visit: MetroLink Tickets.

Reach These Southern California Attractions from Oceanside!

Balboa Park

Balboa Park

ETA: 58 mins from Oceanside Station to Santa Fe Station.

ETA: 6 mins by car or 20 mins by bus (Route 215).

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Disneyland

Disneyland California Resort

ETA: 1h 10 min to Anaheim Station.

From Anaheim Station, ETA: 12 min by car or 32 min by bus (Route 15).

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Knotts Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm

ETA: 1h 07 min to Anaheim Station.

From Anaheim Station, ETA: about 18 min by car.

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LEGOLAND Water Park Carlsbad CA

LEGOLAND California Resort

ETA: 10 mins from Oceanside Station to Carlsbad Poinsettia Station.

ETA: 10 mins by car from Oceanside Station.

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Old Town San Diego

Old Town San Diego

ETA: 55 min to Old Town Station via COASTER Commuter Rail.

From Old Town Station, ETA: 5 min walk

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San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo

ETA: 1 hr to Santa Fe Depot Station via COASTER Commuter Rail.

From Santa Fe Depot Station, ETA: 10 mins by car or 20 mins by bus (Route 215), with a short walk to the park entrance.

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ETA: 55 min to Escondido Transit Center via SPRINTER Hybrid Rail.

From Escondido Transit Center, ETA: 15 min by car or 17 min by bus (Route 371), with a short walk to the park entrance.

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SeaWorld San Diegoa

SeaWorld San Diego

ETA: 50 min to Old Town Station via COASTER Commuter Rail.

From Old Town Station, ETA: 7 min by car or 15 min by bus (Route 9), with a short walk to the park entrance.

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Universal Studios Hollywood - Southern California

Universal Studios

ETA: 1 hr 50 min to Los Angeles Union Station via Pacific Surfliner (Amtrak).

From Union Station, ETA: 20 min by car or 25 min by bus (Metro Red Line 802) to Universal/Studio City Station.

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USS Midway San Diego Oceanside

USS Midway Museum

ETA: 55 min to Santa Fe Depot Station via COASTER Commuter Rail.

From Santa Fe Depot Station, ETA: 10 min walk.

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