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There are 5 ways to get from Palm Springs to Oceanside by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to Fullerton Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$10 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus, train Metrolink Trains  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from San Bernardino Depot station to Oceanside station Inland Empire - OC

$14 - $20

Bus Flixbus USA  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Anaheim FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9473 / ...

$19 - $41

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Indio to Oceanside Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$48 - $73

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Oceanside 95.1 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Oceanside is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Oceanside is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from Palm Springs Downtown and arriving at Oceanside, Ca via Anaheim, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Oceanside is 65 miles. The road distance is 95.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Oceanside without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 16m and costs $10 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Palm Springs to Oceanside, including transfers.

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Palm Springs to Oceanside bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Palm Springs Downtown station.

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Palm Springs to Oceanside bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oceanside, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Oceanside is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Palm Springs to Oceanside.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Oceanside. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Oceanside.
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  • Distance: 65.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and Oceanside, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Oceanside via Anaheim and Anaheim, Ca in around 5h 32m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino Depot station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Anaheim to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Indio to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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