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San Diego-Solana Beach Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Diego to Solana Beach?

Lowest price$12.40
Fastest train0h 28m
Trains per day6
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to Solana Beach 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Diego to Solana Beach?

In the last month, $12.98 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Solana Beach, 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 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.31 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Diego to Solana Beach?

The distance between San Diego and Solana Beach is approximately 20 miles, or 32 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Solana Beach.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Diego to Solana Beach 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 San Diego at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 San Diego to Solana Beach?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 12 of these are direct connections to Solana Beach. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Solana Beach to San Diego.

Which train should you take from San Diego to Solana Beach?

2 train services operate from San Diego, California to Solana Beach, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak20h 35m$13.23
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner40h 34m$13.23

Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Solana Beach start from $12, and on average cost $13. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Solana Beach. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 4005 Taylor St and one other station. And in Solana Beach trains arrive at 105 N Cedros Ave - Solana Beach Transit Ctr, From San Diego to Solana Beach train travel on Amtrak takes 0 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Solana Beach faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 28 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $14 for a one-way train ticket to Solana Beach.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from San Diego to Solana Beach start from $12, and on average cost $13. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Solana Beach. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in San Diego leaves from Santa Fe Depot - 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Solana Beach trains arrive at 105 N Cedros Ave - Solana Beach Transit Ctr, From San Diego to Solana Beach train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 0 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Solana Beach faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 28 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $14 for a one-way train ticket to Solana Beach.

Price trends for trains from San Diego to Solana Beach

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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