San Diego to Oceanside, CA train

Cheap train tickets from San Diego to Oceanside, CA

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

17

Average

17

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Amtrak
02:10PMSan Diego0h45 02:55PMOceanside, CA
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171One-way
Amtrak
11:10PMSan Diego0h45 11:55PMOceanside, CA
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171One-way
Amtrak
11:10AMSan Diego0h45 11:55AMOceanside, CA
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171One-way
Amtrak
09:10PMSan Diego0h45 09:55PMOceanside, CA
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171One-way
Amtrak
07:10PMSan Diego0h45 07:55PMOceanside, CA
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171One-way

Train schedule from San Diego to Oceanside, CA

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Amtrak
04:10AMSan Diego0h45 04:55AMOceanside, CA
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Amtrak
11:10AMSan Diego0h45 11:55AMOceanside, CA
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Amtrak
01:10PMSan Diego0h45 01:55PMOceanside, CA
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Amtrak
02:10PMSan Diego0h45 02:55PMOceanside, CA
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Amtrak
07:10PMSan Diego0h45 07:55PMOceanside, CA
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Amtrak
09:10PMSan Diego0h45 09:55PMOceanside, CA
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Amtrak
11:10PMSan Diego0h45 11:55PMOceanside, CA
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Fastest train times from San Diego to Oceanside, CA

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

45 m

Average

45 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

57 km

Of the 7 trains that leave San Diego for Oceanside, CA every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
02:10PMSan Diego0h45 02:55PMOceanside, CA
0 transfers
171One-way
Amtrak
09:10PMSan Diego0h45 09:55PMOceanside, CA
0 transfers
171One-way
Amtrak
01:10PMSan Diego0h45 01:55PMOceanside, CA
0 transfers
181One-way
Amtrak
11:10AMSan Diego0h45 11:55AMOceanside, CA
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171One-way
Amtrak
11:10PMSan Diego0h45 11:55PMOceanside, CA
0 transfers
171One-way

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Overview: Train from San Diego to Oceanside, CA

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from San Diego to Oceanside, CA cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $19 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18).

Train providers: Amtrak from San Diego to Oceanside, CA trains

Find the best trains from San Diego to Oceanside, CA with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $19 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between San Diego and Oceanside, CA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from San Diego to Oceanside, CA train information:

  • Average Duration: 54 min
  • Average Price: $19
  • Amtrak frequency: 9 a day

Trains from San Diego to Oceanside

When traveling from San Diego to Oceanside, taking the train is the best option for many reasons. The train from San Diego to Oceanside is convenient for travelers as they get to travel in comfort, have to suffer fewer delays, and can watch the beautiful Californian countryside pass them by as they travel. The journey from San Diego to Oceanside is best made mid-week, when the trains are less crowded and the fare is less than on the weekend. The trains operating between the two cities are busiest from Friday through Sunday. Two main carriers, Amtrak and Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner make multiple trips from San Diego to Oceanside on a daily basis. The distance from San Diego to Oceanside is around 36 miles (57 kilometers) and the fastest train covers this distance in just 44 minutes.

Which train companies travel from San Diego to Oceanside?

Travelers seeking to make their way from San Diego to Oceanside have a choice to use Amtrak or Amtrak Pacific Surfliner. Combined, both carriers offer nearly 20 daily schedules for commuters to choose from, each leaving one city for the other at a different time throughout the day, giving travelers loads of choice. Each train from San Diego to Oceanside travels directly without any detours connections as the distance is short. The first train leaves San Diego for Oceanside at 4:00 a.m. while the last one leaves at 9:00 p.m. The direct connections between the two cities are time efficient.

How long is the train ride from San Diego to Oceanside?

The distance from San Diego to Oceanside is 35.53 miles. The average travel time required to cover this distance is under an hour with Amtrak trains on this route covering it in an average time of 53 minutes. The fastest train on this fleet gets to Oceanside in approximately 44 minutes, so perfect for a day trip. Travelers who wish to pass time while making this trip can access the free WiFi, which comes connected on most trains. With nearly zero traffic on the railway line rather than on the road, trains are much faster for travelers in a hurry.

How many trains are there from San Diego to Oceanside?

In total, there are 17 daily schedules for the train from San Diego to Oceanside. Most of these connections travel without a change between the two cities making them efficient routes for travelers. The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner has the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Oceanside, offering 12 trips per day. On weekends, the carrier offers nine schedules for the train from San Diego to Oceanside. Amtrak has five to six daily schedules for the train from San Diego to Oceanside while on weekends the carrier offers six train schedules. The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train from San Diego to Oceanside makes about 75 weekly trips between the two cities while Amtrak trains make about 42 trips within the same period.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from San Diego to Oceanside?

Departure station: There are two departure stations for both Amtrak and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains from San Diego to Oceanside. The first one is located at 4005 Taylor Street while the second is located at 1050 Kettner Blvd (popularly known as the Santa Fe Depot) in San Diego, CA. The departure station at 4005 Taylor Street is only a platform where travelers board the train while the departure station at 1050 Kettner Blvd is an old train station with a building to serve travelers. This train station is in the heart of San Diego. Multiple public transit lines serve the station making it easily accessible to travelers who use the bus or taxi. The station is a 15-20 minute walk from the city center, and thus easily accessible to travelers on foot.

Arrival station: The arrival station for travelers who use a train from San Diego to Oceanside for both carriers is located at Oceanside Transit Ctr-235 S Tremont Street. There are multiple public transit options available within the vicinity of this train station for travelers. This makes it easily accessible by bus or taxi. The station has a furnished waiting lounge where travelers relax as they wait for their train. It is open daily from 5:15 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. as it serves many carriers to and from different destinations. There are baggage carts available to travelers at the station as well as checked baggage service. This train station provides same-day and overnight parking to travelers who wish to leave their cars behind as they board the trains.

Travel Tips: Trains from San Diego to Oceanside, CA

Travel by train to Oceanside, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from San Diego to Oceanside, CA.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap San Diego to Oceanside, CA trains for as little as $19 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $19 (€18)  for a train ticket to Oceanside, CA from San Diego.
The distance from San Diego to Oceanside, CA by train is approximately 35 miles (57 km).
The San Diego to Oceanside, CA train duration is on average 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 35 miles (57 km) between San Diego and Oceanside, CA. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
If you're looking for trains from San Diego to Oceanside, CA, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Oceanside, CA. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the San Diego to Oceanside, CA journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 22 direct trains per day from San Diego to Oceanside, CA. You can look to travel with Amtrak  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The average number of trains departing San Diego for Oceanside, CA is 22 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from San Diego to Oceanside, CA at 11: 10 AM. The last train from San Diego to Oceanside, CA that you can take departs at 11: 10 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from San Diego to Oceanside, CA schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you purchase the San Diego to Oceanside, CA train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $19 (€18). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between San Diego and Oceanside, CA. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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