There are 7 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...

$4 - $48

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Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9480 / ...

$12 - $26

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside 39 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside 39 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to Oceanside 39 miles

$120 - $180

Shuttle  •  41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to Oceanside

$16 - $75

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside 39 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 and arriving at Oceanside, Ca via San Diego, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Oceanside is 34 miles. The road distance is 39 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside, including transfers.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 29 min.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oceanside, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside is 39 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside.

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

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Map of how to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and Oceanside, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 52 min. North County Transit also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $23 and the journey takes 55 min.

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 San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Old Town to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 San Diego, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Uber San Diego
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
Assist
$45 - $65
Español
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $95
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $190
UberSUV
$180 - $230
Taxi from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Orange Cab
Phone
+1 619-291-3333
Website
orangecabsandiego.net
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Oceanside
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Oceanside
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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