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Oceanside - Irvine Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 10 daily trains from Oceanside to Irvine. Traveling by train from Oceanside to Irvine usually takes around 50 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train can make the trip in 46 minutes.

Distance41 mi (67 km)
Fastest train0h 46m
Lowest price£13.12
Trains per day10
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pacific Surfliner
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Oceanside to Irvine?

In the last month, £13.12 was the average price of a train ticket from Oceanside, CA to Irvine, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.48 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£22£15£7SepOct

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Irvine from Oceanside is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about £13 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Oceanside to Irvine by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around £13 whenever you decide to board the train to Irvine.

Prices as travel date approaches

£18£15£11£7£43020100

Since the average price of train trips from Oceanside to Irvine remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Oceanside to Irvine?

2 train services operate from Oceanside, California to Irvine, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak30h 50m£13.30
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner70h 50m£13.32
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Oceanside to Irvine every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £13.

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  • Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

    Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

    The Pacific Surfliner is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs along the Pacific coast of Southern California, connecting San Luis Obispo to the north with San Diego to the south. The line is among the most famous Amtrak routes due to the unique scenic views it presents, as the train parallels the coastline for large portions of the 268-mile railroad stretch. The Pacific Surfliner offers first-class amenities like onboard restrooms, free WiFi, seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as storage racks for surfboards. On average, the service offers 7 train trips from Oceanside to Irvine every day, and prices for a one-way train ticket start from £13.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oceanside to Irvine during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Oceanside to Irvine?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Oceanside to Irvine. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

How long is the train journey from Oceanside to Irvine?

The distance between Oceanside and Irvine is approximately 41 miles, or 67 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Irvine.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Oceanside to Irvine are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Oceanside at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Oceanside to Irvine?

There are 10 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Oceanside to Irvine.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Irvine to Oceanside.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Oceanside?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Oceanside.

Where is the train station in Irvine?

Arrival stations

Irvine has one train station.

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