There are 10 ways to get from San Jose to Oceanside by plane, train, 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.

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Fly San Jose to San Diego, train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$80 - $380

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Bus, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Anaheim, CA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...

$44 - $97

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

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station 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 to Oceanside Transportation Center

$113 - $447

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$72 - $291

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to San Diego, train  •  6 h 9 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 to Oceanside Transportation Center

$85 - $374

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, bus  •  5 h 33 min

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

$62 - $284

Fly San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  7 h 3 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

$123 - $439

Bus  •  9 h 30 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

Train  •  13 h 38 min

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

$95 - $238

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Oceanside 425.9 miles

$40 - $60

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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 30 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 and arriving at Oceanside Transportation Center via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 38 min.

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

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The best way to get from San Jose to Oceanside without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from San Jose to Oceanside, including transfers.

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

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San Jose to Oceanside train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Oceanside is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Oceanside.
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  • Distance: 385.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Jose to Oceanside via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 13 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
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 Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
59 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 to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 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 Irvine Transportation Center to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
45 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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 Anaheim Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from San Jose Diridon Station 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
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 2 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Anaheim-ARTIC station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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.

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
Every 30 minutes
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
Every 30 minutes
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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San Jose to Oceanside train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oceanside Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Oceanside is 426 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from San Jose to Oceanside.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to San Diego Airport.

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Book your San Jose to Oceanside train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your San Jose to Oceanside bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 7 min and costs .

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