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COASTER

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Address: 195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054
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Great way to travel

We rode from one end of the line to the other Being seniors our fare was only $5.50 round trips each. Stops along the way at several beachside towns where you could get off and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sue V
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Deming, Washington, United States
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Deming, Washington, United States
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rode from one end of the line to the other Being seniors our fare was only $5.50 round trips each. Stops along the way at several beachside towns where you could get off and get back on to travel farther. The one way trip is about and hour following the coast. Very enjoyable.

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Thank Sue V
Philipines
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this is the fastest public transportation going to Escondido while having side seeing from Oceanside ...Vista & San Marcos

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Coaster is a reasonably modern, clean, and safe commuter rail service that runs on track shared with Amtrak between San Diego and Oceanside. The trains are double decker with free wifi, and for some nice coastal views, sit on the right going to San Diego and the left going to Oceanside. The Coaster makes a few more stops than... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring your walking shoes if you choose to get a daily pass and hop on and off the transit. Cheap and convenient. The transit is safe and clean as well. I especially enjoyed the ride along the coast.

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Thank NanaNoelani
Oceanside, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Coaster is Amtrak's commuter rail that runs daily from Oceanside to San Diego. It is one of the few mass transit options in North San Diego county. You Coaster ticket will also allow you to ride the Sprinter light-rail that goes from Oceanside to Escondido. During baseball season they have special trains for Padres fans to get to Petco... More 

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Thank Jim W
Oceanside, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always take the Coaster to get to the San Diego airport from Oceanside, it is economical (compared to a taxi or shuttle), dependable, and relaxing (no need to drive in traffic), and we don't have to leave our car for days in a parking lot where it could be vandalized. From the Santa Fe station downtown, we take the... More 

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Thank OdileJ8
San Diego, California, United States
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76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have risen the Coaster several times to San Diego and/or back to Oceanside. It is a easy relaxing ride to get there. In November we took the Coaster to downtown San Diego Santa Fe Station and from there a short walk to the bus which goes to the San Diego Airport. We have also done this before and depending... More 

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Thank Susan R
Oceanside, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the coaster ride from Oceanside or Carlsbad station to Old Town or Down Town San Diego. The views are beautiful and if you get off in Old Town there is so much to see and do, or just load up on margaritas and come home, no need to drive. The tourist attractions are fun and there is a... More 

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San Diego, California
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coaster Train is very pleasant and clean, but it runs at a slow pace! The view of the ocean makes it worthwhile! There is wi-fi on board and the Solana Beach train station has plenty of free parking.

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Thank GlutenFreeInSanDiego
Beaumont, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is but two blocks away to the Transit Center--so you can walk or drive. Other travelers at the station were helpful and so was the station staff person.

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