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195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054-3028
+1 760-966-6500
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A lovely ride along the coast

We took the Coaster to Old Town, San Diego for a little shopping and lunch. We were impressed how... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris M
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Colorado Springs, CO
Enjoy the Ride

Oceanside to Old Town San Diego. It was nice to leave the truck and enjoy the ride! comfortable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah A
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Vista, California
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (96 reviews)
“seaport village” (21 reviews)
LOCATION
195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054-3028
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+1 760-966-6500
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"old town"
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"downtown san diego"
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"seaport village"
in 21 reviews
"train ride"
in 18 reviews
"public transportation"
in 16 reviews
"solana beach"
in 26 reviews
"the santa fe depot"
in 11 reviews
"petco park"
in 11 reviews
"always on time"
in 11 reviews
"ticket machine"
in 8 reviews
"relaxing ride"
in 8 reviews
"padres game"
in 8 reviews
"free wifi"
in 11 reviews
"gas lamp"
in 7 reviews
"smooth ride"
in 18 reviews
"great ride"
in 16 reviews
"del mar"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the Coaster to Old Town, San Diego for a little shopping and lunch. We were impressed how clean the train is and how easy it is to catch the train and get on and off.

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oceanside to Old Town San Diego. It was nice to leave the truck and enjoy the ride! comfortable clean and what a great price. No parking fees or searching for a parking spot! Easy access from departure to arrival destination.

Thank Deborah A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used the coaster this past weekend to get from San Diego to Oceanside and back. Overall it was a great value. The difficult part is figuring out how to get a ticket and where to board. In San Diego there was a very nice...More

3  Thank Rich K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gosh, this is my first review of the coaster after living in Oceanside 17 years and using this option to and from many locations in San Diego County, Old Town, and the airport( via close by, short connecting bus service). Always clean, always on time...More

1  Thank BarbB2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an enjoyable ride and a nice way to break up our trip from oceanside to the gas lamp, but the schedules were not easy to follow as far as which trains we could take back. Coming back you can take the amtrak but...More

3  Thank ibkatg
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've taken the Coaster from Carlsbad to Oceanside (really nice center, Oceanside should be proud), and we've also taken the Coaster from Carlsbad to San Diego. Nice experiences during all of those times. Fortunately for us, we do not travel during peak times and we...More

2  Thank on_the_go_98765
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent way to get around Southern California. Very good value if you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing.

1  Thank Binkntween
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Got the region pass for $12 each which allowed us to ride the train roundtrip from Oceanside to Old Town and catch the number 9 bus to Sea World and back. Difficult to find the region pass on the serve yourself ticket machine. It is...More

1  Thank L R S
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

My family and I were recently visiting San Diego and wanted to see a little more of the area. We decided to take the coaster to Oceanside from Santa Fe depot. We had a lovely trip up to Oceanside. Early on in the northbound trip...More

1  Thank Vintageluvr
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

We rode the Coaster from Oceanside to Santa Fe Station, the entire route. It is very clean, on time and inexpensive. I paid the half price senior rate which was $5.50 for round trip. Sit on the west side of train for a great scenic...More

2  Thank Robert B
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montecarlo5542
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
We parked for free in a parking garage about a block away. Having never been there before we found vendors and others very helpful in getting oriented with the station. It was a fun experience from start to finish. Oh... More
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Gail M
March 30, 2018|
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Response from johnephilp | Reviewed this property |
As previous answers have indicated, there are many schedules and they periodically change- in fact recently.There are plenty of times, during the week and less on weekends. Much is centered around work commutes with more... More
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Hoosier70
March 13, 2018|
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Response from macambo | Reviewed this property |
Great views begin north of old town coaster stop , first stop from Santa Fe station. Tracks run parallel to ocean, 200 feet inland for most of trip. I always prefer to sit near doors, in lower train. Many prefer better view... More
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