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Solana Beach Station City Profile




Major Destinations Served by Transit from This Station:


Route 101:Westfield Shoppingtown University Towne Center, University of California San Diego, Scripps Clinic, Salk Institute, Blacks Beach, Veteranís Administration Medical Center, Downtown Del Mar, Torrey Pines Reserve.


Route 308:Solana Beach Town Center, Del Mar Fair, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Western Escondido Shopping Areas, Escondido Transit Center.


Transit Service:


Route 101:


Northbound buses board either on Plaza between Acacia Street and Coast Highway or on Coast Highway 500 feet south of the west portal of the pedestrian overpass.


Southbound buses board across the street from the station in front of Rhino Art on Coast Highway south of Plaza Drive.


Frequent service throughout the day


Mid-Day trips in both directions deviate from Coast Highway between Avenida Encinas and Poinsettia in Carlsbad to serve the Poinsettia Village Center and Lakeshore Gardens Mobile Home Park area.


Route 308:


Buses may be boarded at both Rios and Lomas Santa Fe and on Plaza between Acacia Street and Coast Highway.


Frequent service throughout the day


Special Event Buses:

Route 401:Del Mar Fair (Tuesday thru Sunday) Mid-June thru the first week of July.No service on Mondays.


Route 401:Del Mar Race Track (Wednesday thru Monday) Mid-July thru Mid-September.No Service on Tuesday.Friday service runs on a substantially later schedule than all of the other days of service.


Note:Later end-of-service on Saturday and Sunday when a longer racing schedule is operated at the Track.


Note:A special schedule is operated for Pacific Classic Day.


Train Service:

Amtrak: Pacific Surfliners

San Diego Northern: Coaster Commuters


Special Events:Street Scene

Special Events: Military Appreciation Day

Special Events:Super Bowl

Special Events:Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Special Events:World Series



Other:Amtrak Thruway Buses depart at 10:25P daily for Bakersfield and points north of Bakersfield in the Central Valley.Returning bus service arrives at 5:10A in the bus service pocket on the Cedros Drive side of the station.During the annual Fiesta Del Sol, Route 308 will also board at this location instead of the traditional initial terminal for eastbound trips.


Food:Various casual dining and fast food eateries near the station.

Food:Sandwich Vending Cart on upper level at north end of building.


Coke Machines are located on the trackside of the station.


Boarding:Trains to all southbound destinations board from track #1.

Boarding:††† Trains to all northbound destinations board from track #2.


Access to track #2 is via the pedestrian bridge from the station side and either the elevator or stairs located on the west side of the station.


Pay phones are located at various locations around the station.