There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station LAX to Long Beach
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9455 / ...

$24 - $42

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Shuttle  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Oceanside

$16 - $75

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Train Amtrak  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$34 - $68

Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station Orange County Line

$19 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside 87.7 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Oceanside 87.7 miles

$260 - $370

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Oceanside, Ca via Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se and Long Beach, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at Oceanside Transportation Center via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Oceanside is 79 miles. The road distance is 87.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, depart from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from LAX via FlyAway station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oceanside, Ca station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oceanside Transportation Center station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside.
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  • Distance: 79.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Oceanside, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside via Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Ne, and Long Beach, Ca in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Oceanside
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Oceanside
Estimated price
$260 - $370

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Oceanside.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Oceanside. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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