There are 11 ways to get from San Jose to Oceanside by plane, train, bus, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Jose to San Diego, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN) SJC - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak

$80 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9455 / ...

$52 - $125

9 alternative options

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA
  2. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak

$72 - $291

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to San Diego, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  3. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak

$81 - $370

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca

$64 - $286

Train to Oakland, fly to San Diego, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN
  3. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak

$113 - $447

Fly San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak

$123 - $439

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles Oakland-LA
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$95 - $238

Night bus, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak

$56 - $160

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Oceanside 425.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Oceanside is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Oceanside is to fly and train which costs $80 - $380 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Oceanside is 385 miles. The road distance is 425.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from San Jose to Oceanside, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Oceanside, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Jose station to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak and arriving at Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 46 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Jose to Oceanside via Los Angeles, Ca in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Jose to Oceanside via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 13 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
56 min
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
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
52 min
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
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 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
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Irvine station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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