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Address: 195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: (760) 966-6500
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Convenient and inexpensive

Purchase $12 regional day plus. You can use it for coaster, bus and trolley in San Diego, Corona island, bus to the airport. One way trip Coaster $5.50. One way bus in San Diego... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Purchase $12 regional day plus. You can use it for coaster, bus and trolley in San Diego, Corona island, bus to the airport. One way trip Coaster $5.50. One way bus in San Diego $2.50. Have stops in Carlsbad, Old Town San Diego for sightseeing. Coaster has a double decker. We can see good ocean view.

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

I live here in OS, and take the Coaster to points south frequently. Alas, the powers that be have just forbidden alcohol on the train, because a glass of wine while watching the beaches roll back was terrific. The trains are clean, run on time, and have bathrooms. Most stations are squeaky clean too, the exception is San Diego Old... More 

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Victoria,Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

I used this about three times in 10 days. The staff I met were helpful. The train was clean and comfortable and allows bicycles on board. There are washrooms on the train. My problem was I missed a train on a Sunday and had to find another way from San Diego to Carlsbad as the next train was about three... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

love the scenic views from the coaster. Usually take coaster from oceanside to old town and back to oceanside. Always on schedule, smooth ride and plenty to see. Also enjoy a sip of wine I can bring on board, hope this does not stop because of a few who take advantage

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you're staying on the coast of San Diego or close when you want to go downtown or Mission Valley East County it's a great way to go and connects to the trolly.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The coaster is so comfortable while you sit back and enjoy the pacific ocean almost the entire way up or down the coast! Unless you choose to be around kids or loud people, its a truly peaceful ride! They even have a bar car, or you can bring your own if heading down to San Diego for the night! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the Coaster and time my flights out of Lindbergh Field according to the Coaster schedule. I live near Oceanside, I wish we, North County residents, were better served on weekends, however. That schedule is terribly inconvenient to attend anything happening in San Diego (except baseball games, it seems)

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Oceanside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I've used the Coaster for years. It's a great way to travel to and from San Diego and other cities on the coast. It's inexpensive and it's bicycle friendly. All aboard!

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Have been on this many times but never a review of the Coaster. It's the only way to go to San Diego and back and sure beats driving!! Great senior rate of $5.50 return. Lots of fun!! Big double stacked rail cars for a fantastic view.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was my first time traveling on a regular train. You get a smooth ride, good sightseeing, and few stops. I liked it. It was kinda expensive for us.

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