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195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054-3028
+1 760-966-6500
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Ditch the car.

As a tourist I found it inexpensive (especially for a senior), clean and takes you within walking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Arbroath, Scotland
Great transportation!

The coaster is a great way to get around! We use it to get from San Diego to Oceanside. It's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Midwest City, Oklahoma
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195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054-3028
+1 760-966-6500
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Reviewed yesterday

As a tourist I found it inexpensive (especially for a senior), clean and takes you within walking distance of many places of interest and is convenient for the trolly buses. A definite win, win over the car.

Thank CPJones
Reviewed 4 days ago

The coaster is a great way to get around! We use it to get from San Diego to Oceanside. It's cheaper that Uber, you aren't stuck in traffic and the views are awesome! Worth the ticket!

Thank Smiller5704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We take the Coaster for several of our trips to San Diego from Oceanside/ Carlsbad. The trains are clean and comfortable. The WiFi is great and the Senior discount makes it a "no-brainer"rather than driving.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Coaster is a great way to avoid traffic or a DUI. Conveniently located stops make going to dinner or attending events at the Del Mar Fairgrounds easier and cheaper than paying for parking. Getting downtown is an hour trip from Oceanside to Santa Fe...More

Thank CSBD92008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we caught a ride on the coaster and loved the sights and the quick ride to old town for some fun. would do this again! Family loved it!

Thank Ravefamily7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Growing up in Georgia we have the MARTA train out in Atlanta. When my cousins mentioned that we would be taking the "Coaster" from Oceanside to San Diego I pictured something along the lines of an actual roller coaster but then they explained I was...More

1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to ride the coaster from Oceanside to Old Town on a Friday rather then deal with weekend traffic. Great smooth ride. Great price-$5.50 for seniors. Great stress free experience. I would do this again.

1  Thank Donald S
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

If you need to get to San Diego from north county and don't want to drive thru traffic, take the coaster. I am a daily commuter and have been for the last 7 years ! No traffic worries and the ocean view never gets old...More

1  Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Took the coaster to Del Mar Racetrack because my hubby loves trains. Quick inexpensive ride. Downside was that there wasn't enough trains running on the wat back so there was a 3 hour gap between trains. We ended up taking an Uber home.

1  Thank enmbrass
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

I took the Coaster from LA to Solana Beach to visit friends. It was a very pleasant trip. No traffic!! Then I Unber-ed it over to my friends house. Going home, I just reversed the connections. Saved wear and tear and gas.

Thank Robert L
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October 2, 2017|
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Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
Depending on track and other train conditions it is just less than an hour. I must say that well over 60% of the trip is inland with no view of the ocean.
September 3, 2017|
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Response from nacbvalves | Reviewed this property |
Please insure that you purchase a ticket before getting on board. The ticket is manually checked by the conductor on board the train. Where you get off is entirely up to you. There are no exiting checks of any kind.The $6.50... More
September 2, 2017|
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