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Address: 195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054-3028
Phone Number: (760) 966-6500

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A FUN adventure!

We took the Coaster from Oceanside to San Diego on a rainy day. It was a very enjoyable experience. Timetable worked well. Parking was a bit crowded but we found a spot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Debbie S
Heber, Arizona
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Heber, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the Coaster from Oceanside to San Diego on a rainy day. It was a very enjoyable experience. Timetable worked well. Parking was a bit crowded but we found a spot.

Thank Debbie S
Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a great treat to do at least once - and very reasonable - take it mid-day as we did all the way from Oceanside in to Old Town San Diego, have a nice lunch, tour Old Town and head back out ...

Thank Ferenc V
Crooked River Ranch, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy way to get to Old Town from Oceanside, avoided the snarled traffic, can sit back and relax and enjoy the ride and not arrive at your destination stressed out.

Thank Kathy T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a convenient way to get from Oceanside to the San Diego airport. The Coaster provided right on time service to the San Diego Union Station. The 992 MTS Airport Loop bus picks you up on the corner at Broadway and in 12 minutes you're out front of the baggage claim total cost $7.60. Clean comfortable seats with room for... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need to go to the airport.....try the coaster as opposed to an Uber or Taxi. For under $10.00....you can take the Coaster all the way to San Diego...walk across the street...and take the city bus to either airport terminal. The only trick is timing. Smooth easy and affordable. The Coaster is a great way to get to San... More 

Thank Al247
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I take the coaster many times to get from Oceanside to San Diego. Great for when the roads are busy and I just don't feel like driving. I will then take the Trolley to downtown. No parking fees or hassles of trying to find a space.

Thank Anne C
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took The Coaster from Oceanside down to San Diego Old Town. It was a quiet ride on a very clean train with beautiful ocean scenery along the way.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Escondido and decided to catch the Coaster into San Diego to avoid the normal freeway congestion. What a good decision. The journey was fantastic and so, so cheap. Hugging the shoreline, the Coaster gave great views of the resort towns, beaches and surfers finally arriving in SD Old Town 55 minutes later. If you are staying... More 

Thank Paul W
Apache Junction, Arizona
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very cheap, and it is on time. You can get a day pass, go most places of interest. Easy to find. Mamy stops along the way. It runs on time. And one can take it to downtown, eat dinner and return home. Later on weekends.

Thank 45Kars
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74 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I wish san diego had better transportation but what it has is great. For $5 I take it from oceanside to downtown, it's a great option to not have to drive it. Read a book, relax, it's great.

Thank Sumerle D

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