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COASTER

195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 966-6500
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Ranked #1 of 15 Activities in Oceanside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams
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Fremont, California
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1,132 reviews 1,132 reviews
704 attraction reviews
782 helpful votes 782 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have enjoyed taking the Coaster - there are breathtaking views throughout the trip. Once one takes it, one wonders why the drive on highway 5 is not as scenic. Taking the coaster is the way to see the views.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We took the Coaster from Oceanside to the last stop in San Diego to get reach Comic Con. Loved it. We got the first train early Thursday morning and while we didn't exactly "zoom" along it didn't take us long to get to our final stop. The train was clean and it wasn't crowded at all... mind you this was... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Coaster was amazing! Clean, quiet, comfortable to a tee, and scenic. I could spend all day riding back and forth on this train! A BIG difference from your daily commute on the Chicago Transit Authority, lol.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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173 reviews 173 reviews
44 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We travelled on the coaster between San Diego and Oceanside. Free wifi..which worked well. Really affordable (half price if you're over 60) Try to sit upstairs on the sea side. Check times though, it doesn't travel that frequently over weekends. (You can travel on Amtrak Surfliner at no extra charge at certain times-not all trains)

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

What a great and inexpensive way to go to Carlsbad from San Diego. It is convenient and sure beats renting a car. This is our second trip to San Diego and have used the Coaster and the trolley both times. Its fast, convenient and great price! Highly recommend.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I love riding the coaster to San Diego _ from it I can walk to Seaport Village - the Midway - take a harbor cruise - walk to downtown shopping - go to Little Italy - go to old town YOU ARE ONLY LIMITED by how much how much you can walk. Great exercise and a lot of fun

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Carlsbad, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's a beautiful ride up and down the coast. Better than driving! Clean and reasonably priced. Environmentally friendly!

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Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Comfortable affordable ride into San Diego for a day trip. Train was clean and staff were pleasant. Got off at the Santa Fe Depot and explored.

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California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
75 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Take the coaster to get to San Diego from oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, or Solana Beach, especially if you want to go to Old Town or Downtown. It's way cheaper than the Amtrack which runs on the same line. You can use your ticket to transfer to the trolly or the bus if you need to go further.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Nice price, fast, don't have to fight traffic and find parking. And the wireless works! I recommend it.

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