Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Oceanside

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Lowest Price£21.81
Fastest1h 36m
trains per day28
train companies2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Los Angeles to Oceanside
4.4
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
4.5
Eric
4.0
21 July 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Convenience and speed
Cons
We were stopped on the track after departure from Union Station, but were not kept abreast of the estimated length of delay or progress of repair. Communication could have been better.
Karen
5.0
14 July 2019
Pros
A civilized way to travel between LA and San Diego.
Cons
I wish there were a train from Santa Monica area to union station. No one seems to know if there is or how long it would take.

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pacific Surfliner report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.8
Staff
4.4
Value
4.0
Condition
4.4
Rosie
4.0
16 January 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Very relaxing.
Cons
Better signs to show coach seating.
Elsa
5.0
7 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
Confortable
Cons
It's ok
Tips
Enjoy
Hilary
5.0
23 August 2019Business
Pros
It was clean and fun! I have lived in California my whole life and I’ve always wanted to take the train done to San Diego. What a treat!
Tips
Bring food
Samantha
5.0
26 July 2019Business
Pros
The trains were on time and fast
Cons
I have nothing to add
Tips
Going south sit on the right side and the opposite going north to see the ocean better

How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Oceanside?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Oceanside is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to Oceanside was £23.86. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £0.90 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Los Angeles to Oceanside?

The distance between Los Angeles and Oceanside is approximately 77.33 miles, or 124.42 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Los Angeles to Oceanside?

On Wednesday trains from Los Angeles to Oceanside are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Los Angeles to Oceanside?

Typically there are 28 schedules to compare for your trip to Oceanside. On the route to Oceanside 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Oceanside, usually offering 19 trips per day. 18 train trips per day are direct connections to Oceanside, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Los Angeles to Oceanside, which start at £7.73.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Los Angeles to Oceanside

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Oceanside start from £21.81, and on average cost £26.69. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Oceanside. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Catalina Express Terminal and 6 other stations. And in Oceanside trains arrive at Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St,

From Los Angeles to Oceanside train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oceanside faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 36 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 17 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £24.78 for a one-way train ticket to Oceanside.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 59m
Avg. Price
£26.69

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Los Angeles to Oceanside start from £21.81, and on average cost £22.63. Daily there are 19 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Oceanside. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 2 other stations. And in Oceanside trains arrive at Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St,

From Los Angeles to Oceanside train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 2 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oceanside faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 36 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £22.70 for a one-way train ticket to Oceanside.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 16m
Avg. Price
£22.63

Plan your next adventure

There are 7 train stations in Los Angeles with trains to Oceanside. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr
There is one train station where trains from Los Angeles arrive in Oceanside:
  • Oceanside Transit Ctr - 235 S Tremont St

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