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Address: 195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: (760) 966-6500
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BEAT THE TRAFFIC

We went from Carlsbad to Downtown San Diego for dinner and saved on gas very conveniently and economically. The train was quite comfortable even though there were lots of other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went from Carlsbad to Downtown San Diego for dinner and saved on gas very conveniently and economically. The train was quite comfortable even though there were lots of other passengers

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Oceanside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful, scenic route along the coast and for only$5.50! Watch the stop-and-go traffic on I-5 as you breeze along next it, or read a book while the drivers pull their hair out. The Coaster travels from Oceanside Transit station ( which is one block from the beach!) to Santa Fe station in San Diego. From there, jump on a trolley... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

You can't beat the fares for Seniors $5.50 round trip from Carlsbad to downtown San Diego. WiFi on board so multitasking is easy. You can relax and enjoy great ocean views without the stress of the commute -what else could you ask for. Very user friendly with frequent departures both north and southbound. The only thing that would make it... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We live in San Diego but never taken the train before. On the weekend of Comic con, my husband and I were in Old Town but everything was packed so we parked our car and purchased round trip tickets to Carlsbad, it was a very nice experience. We stayed in Carlsbad for a few hours, walked around, bought some souvenirs... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've taken the Coaster 20-25 times, usually an evening train to meet my wife and have had literally ZERO issues. The trains run on time, are clean and now that they banned alcohol, the noise levels have dropped. Very reasonable pricing as well and 10X better than sitting in I-5 traffic

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

An easy cost effective way to get to San Diego from Oceanside. We road it to get to Old Town. Relax in comfort instead of fighting the traffic on the freeway.

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Orange, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Clean fun ride . Nice to look at all that land on the way to Oceanside from San Diego .took my family from Michigan on the costal train , they love it

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We rode from Oceanside to Solana Beach to attend races at Del Mar. Cost just $4. Ride took about 20 minutes with 3 or 4 stops. Very clean train cars.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Have visited Carlsbad many times and was impressed with the wonderfully maintained train station, but never used it! This time we bought a ticket and took the train to San Diego for Comic Con. So fun and easy! Next day we left from the Poinsettia station, just 5 minutes away, and that was just as clean and nice. Both feel... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Convenient to Downtown San Diego, Gas Lamp, Convention Center, PetCo (Padres) Park, the Harbor, etc... Far better than I-5 traffic 7 days a week.

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Address: 195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: (760) 966-6500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside

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