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Seat with a view

Clean, comfortable train ride from Oceanside to San Diego and back. Great way to experience the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Santa Cruz, California
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What a great train service!

We stayed in Oceanside for a week and we used the Ciaster several times to visit San Diego and some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pecos, New Mexico
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195 S Tremont St, Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, CA 92054-3028
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable train ride from Oceanside to San Diego and back. Great way to experience the coastal towns of San Diego.

Thank borisek2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Oceanside for a week and we used the Ciaster several times to visit San Diego and some of the smaller beach towns along the coast. The train is very reasonably priced and you are treated to some outstanding coastal views.

Thank KarenWCulebra
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a drivers license, you know to stay on the right ... but trains don't follow that logic. after you puzzle your way through a ticket purchase, you might want to verify with someone which side of the tracks you're supposed to be...More

Thank onetravelman
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rode this train from San Diego. I was nervous about having to make the transition to the Metro, however both stations are a short walking distance from each other.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the train from downtown San Diego to Oceanside. The view was beautiful and peaceful. Nice way to slow down and really enjoy the water. Husband was able to get senior discount-very reasonable. What an inexpensive treat! Take the day and do it! You will...More

Thank pdh1185
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caught the train in Carlsbad and went to San Diego, great little trip with magnificent views, reasonably priced as well Trains were very clean and spacious

1  Thank Dr3w66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy an unforgettable ride along the Pacific Ocean in a beautiful and clean train. The Encinitas stop in right in downtown as are most stops and you are steps away from everything each city along the San Diego Coast has to offer.

1  Thank nedar638
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking the Coaster is a great way to travel...Fast, easy, economical and NO TRAFFIC OR PARKING PROBLEMS in SOCAL. Park your car at the station then hop aboard for a traffic/parking free event or day. If you are a Senior, there is a special monthly...More

1  Thank TravePpro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice, quiet ride and the train stops at the entrance to Old Towne. Riding on the upper level has a nice view.

Thank Edward J G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We took the Coaster from Carlsbad Poinsettia to San Diego as an alternative to driving to PetCo Park baseball stadium. The Coaster is cheap and has great views of the Pacific coastline and beaches. The stations are clean and the service was right on time....More

5  Thank andrewsimpson2018
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Response from BarbB2000 | Reviewed this property |
The last stop for the coaster is Santa Fe Depot..go West on Broadway, 2-3 blocks to the waterfront, and turn left(South)and it's a beautiful 10-15 minute walk along the waterfront ( and you can continue South past the Midway... More