There are 5 ways to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9493 / ...

$13 - $25

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner / ...

$4 - $46

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo 36.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo 36.8 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo 36.8 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo. However, there are services departing from Oceanside, Ca and arriving at 1st Av & Nutmeg St via 1st Av & Ash St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Oceanside and San Diego Zoo is 35 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs $12 - $26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo, including transfers.

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Oceanside to San Diego Zoo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oceanside, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo is to bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs $12 - $26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $50 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Oceanside to San Diego Zoo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oceanside to San Diego Zoo is 37 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo.

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Map of how to get from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo.
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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between Oceanside, CA, USA and San Diego Zoo, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $23 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h. North County Transit also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
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 Oceanside Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Oceanside Transit Center to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
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 Oceanside, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Uber San Diego
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
Assist
$45 - $60
Español
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $90
Select
$95 - $130
Black
$140 - $180
UberSUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Oceanside to San Diego Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab of North County
Phone
+1 760-444-4444
Website
driveu.com
Coastal Cab
Phone
+1 760-722-7472
Website
coastal-cab.com
Craig's Cabs
Phone
+1 760-722-2227
Website
craigscabs.com

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