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There are 2 ways to get from Riverside, CA to Oceanside by train or car

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Train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station Inland Emp.-Orange Co. Line

$14 - $20

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Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Riverside, CA to Oceanside 70 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside, CA to Oceanside is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside, CA to Oceanside is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Riverside-Downtown station station and arriving at Oceanside station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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It is 54 miles from Riverside, CA to Oceanside. It is approximately 70 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Riverside, CA to Oceanside without a car is to train which takes 2h 10m and costs $14 - $20.

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The train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station takes 2h 10m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Riverside, CA to Oceanside train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from Riverside-Downtown station.

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Riverside, CA to Oceanside train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Oceanside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside, CA to Oceanside is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Riverside, CA to Oceanside.

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  • Distance: 54.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Oceanside, CA, USA?

Metrolink Trains operates a train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Metrolink Trains

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