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Address: 195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: (760) 966-6500
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We used the train to site see some of the ocean side towns. It kept to its schedule and was easy on and off. If site seeing get the 12$ pass that allows you on and off multiple... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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BERKLEY
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BERKLEY
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68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We used the train to site see some of the ocean side towns. It kept to its schedule and was easy on and off. If site seeing get the 12$ pass that allows you on and off multiple times in a day

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Thank irishi
Oceanside, California
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the way to go see the Southern CA coast from Oceanside to San Diego. Great views, relaxing ride, smooth track, reasonable prices and a decent schedule. Super discounts for seniors.

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San Diego, California
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78 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to use the Coaster to commute from Carlsbad Village Station to Downtown SD every day (for about 2 years) and I still use the Coaster for fun excursions down the coast. It's a really comfortable ride without the hassle of dealing with traffic, and the views are incredible (pro tip: sit on the top level on the side... More 

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Thank heatherh0p
Tyler, Texas
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147 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Actually rode this from Carlsbad (Poinsettia Station). Fun ride downtown and back. Doesn't take long and nice scenery especially if you sit in the top area. Nice train with bathrooms. Seniors over 60 get special pricing.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the best way to get to San Diego - 1) price is very reasonable 2) very flexible schedule 3) always on time, no need to worry about traffic

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Thank J L
New York City, New York
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75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was my favorite getaway ride from carlsbad to san diego very clean and convienient and also reasonable

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Fallbrook, California
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often use the Coaster from Oceanside to the Santa Fe Depot as a way to visit the city without having to drive from North County and park downtown. For seniors, it is a very inexpensive way to travel.

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Thank Ann T
Oceanside, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice view on the way to San Diego and all points in between. Quick access to Carlsbad Village. Very smooth ride

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Thank roya973
Oceanside, California
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coaster is a beautiful train that travels between Oceanside California and San Diego California only. It makes stops in Carlsbad,Encinitas, Solano Beach, La Jolla, Old Town and Main Station in San Diego. It's a beautiful smooth ride along the coast with large windows and comfortable seats. There is room for bikes and luggage if you choose to continue your... More 

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic commuter train service between Downtown San Diego and Oceanside. A lot of the travel is right along the coast, with some amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. Very affordable and the price is better than half the cost for the same travel, on the same tracks via Amtrak. Train cars are modern and usually pretty clean. Restrooms on board.... More 

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