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OCEANSIDE TRANSIT CENTER

OCEANSIDE TRANSIT CENTER

AMTRAK/METROLINK/COASTER STATION

INFORMATION PAGE

 

The Oceanside Station is located at 195 South Tremont Street, in the Oceanside Transit Center.This station is served daily by up to twenty-five southbound trains to San Diego, seventeen northbound trains to Los Angeles, with five of those continuing to Goleta, and one to both San Luis Obispo and San Bernardino.In addition to these, one all-reserved seasonal Beach Train operates to Rialto via San Bernardino on weekends during the Summer Schedule.Finally, one all-reserved Amtrak thruway bus departs for Bakersfield via Los Angeles and the Newhall Metrolink Station.

 

Metrolink Prices range from $2.25 to $309.00 depending on the time of day traveled, and the number of zones thru which you are traveling.Single Trip and Roundtrips are valid for purchase on the date of departure only.Ten-trip Metrolink Punch Tickets are valid for 90 days from the time of purchase and must be validated in silver post machines on the platform before boarding the train.Most Metrolink service will depart from the platform farthest from the station.†† Additionally, some of the Metrolinks do depart from the east platform closest to the station.

 

Monthly passes are valid for travel within the calendar month only between the zones listed on the ticket.These tickets are also useable on Amtrak Pacific Surfliners.

 

Single Trip tickets and Ten-Ride validations are valid for three hours from the time of purchase or validation.On round-trips, the return portion of the ticket is valid until 11:59P of the operating date only.

 

Coaster ticket prices range from $0.75 to $130.00 depending on the ticket type purchased and the number of fare zones thru which the passenger is traveling.Single trip, Single Trip Transfer Upgrade, Round Trip, and Ten-Trip tickets are valid for 90 days from the date of purchase and must be validated in the Red Posts on the station platforms prior to boarding the train.

Mid-Day, Friday Night, and Saturday service can tend to be extremely popular, and arriving at the station up to 45 minutes ahead of the departure time to purchase your ticket and safely board the train is recommended.†† In addition, some Coaster Trains will both board and depart from the platform farthest from the depot.

Most Coaster Trains will board from the east platform closest to the Transit Center.

Currently, as of Late 2002, you have the choice of up to twenty-five southbound trains to San Diego and seventeen northbound trains to Los Angeles.†† Up to five of the northbound trains proceed beyond Los Angeles to provide thru service to Goleta, and one northbound train provides thru service to San Luis Obispo.An additional northbound train operates to San Bernardino serving Surfliner stations between Oceanside and Santa Ana.

 

Currently, trains both northbound and southbound depart at:

 

4:47A Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

5:22A Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

5:23A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

5:56A Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

6:06A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

6:42A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

6:44A Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

7:00A Daily to Goleta

7:15A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

7:40A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

7:55A Daily to Los Angeles

7:59A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

8:58A Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

9:00A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

9:14A Daily to San Diego

9:35A Saturdays to San Diego

10:18A Daily to Goleta

10:24A Daily to San Diego

11:00A Monday thru Friday to San Diego

11:24A Weekends and Holidays to Los Angeles

11:34A Daily to San Diego

11:39A Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

11:52A Saturdays to San Diego

12:49P Daily to San Luis Obispo

1:00P Daily to San Diego

1:43P Weekends and Holidays to Los Angeles

2:13P Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

2:13P Daily to San Diego

2:50P Monday thru Friday to San Diego

3:10P Saturday to San Diego

3:22P Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

3:35P Monday thru Friday to San Diego

3:46P Daily to San Diego

3:52P Daily to Los Angeles

4:15P Weekends to Rialto (Summer Only)

4:25P Monday thru Friday to San Bernardino

4:50P Daily to Goleta

4:53P Weekends and Holidays to San Diego

4:55P Monday thru Friday to San Diego

5:28P Monday thru Saturday to San Diego

5:57P Daily to San Diego

6:08P Weekends and Holidays to Los Angeles

6:38P Monday thru Friday to Los Angeles

6:54P Daily to San Diego

7:08P Weekends and Holidays to Los Angeles

7:51P Fridays to San Diego

8:26P Fridays to San Diego

8:28P Friday thru Sunday to Los Angeles

9:08P Monday thru Thursday to Los Angeles

9:23P Monday thru Friday to San Diego

10:03P Friday thru Sunday to Los Angeles

10:21P Weekends and Holidays to San Diego

10:55P Friday to San Diego

11:56P Daily to San Diego

 

And, lastly, the all-reserved northbound thruway bus departs to Bakersfield via Los Angeles and Newhall Metrolink Station at 11:10P nightly.

 

Intermediate stations served by these trains including Inland Empire Branch Stations, and seasonal locations include:

 

Old Town Transit Center

University City

Sorrento Valley

Solana Beach

Encinitas

Carlsbad Poinsettia

Carlsbad Village

San Clemente Pier

San Clemente North Beach

San Juan Capistrano

Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo

Irvine

Tustin

Santa Ana

Orange

Anaheim Stadium

Anaheim Canyon

Fullerton

Buena Park

Norwalk/Santa Fe Springs

Commerce

Yorba Linda

West Corona

North Main/Corona

Riverside/La Sierra

Riverside/Van Buren

Riverside/Downtown

San Bernardino

Rialto

Los Angeles

Glendale

Burbank South Station

Burbank Airport

Van Nuys

Northridge

Chatsworth

Simi Valley

Moorpark

Camarillo

Oxnard

Montalvo

Ventura

Carpinteria

Santa Barbara

Goleta

Lompoc/Surf

Guadalupe

Grover Beach

San Luis Obispo

 

Checked Baggage service is available at most of the staffed stations.

 

Our Station ticket office is open from 6:15A to 11:45P daily, with the waiting room open from 6:00A to 12:00A.

 

Baggage hours are from 6:30A to 9:00P daily.

This station handles Amtrak Package Express Shipping in small quantities.

 

For Returning Metrolink Train Arrival Times, Ticket Prices, Station Locations, Transit Connections, and other information, please call 1-800-371-5465, thatís 1-800-371-L-I-N-K.

 

For Returning Coaster Train Arrivals, Airport Connection Information, Station Locations, General Transit Connections, Ticket Prices, and other information, please call 1-800-262-7837, thatís 1-800-C-O-A-S-T-E-R.

 

For Returning Amtrak train and thruway bus arrival times, ticket prices, station locations, and other information, please call 1-800-872-7245, thatís 1-800-U-S-A-R-A-I-L.