There are 9 ways to get from Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa to San Diego, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to San Diego (SAN) STS - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Amtrak Station

$123 - $597

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Bus, train  •  13h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Santa Ana 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$9 - $35

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Bus to San Francisco, fly to San Diego, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  3. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Amtrak Station

$114 - $391

Train to Oakland, fly to San Diego, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN
  3. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Amtrak Station

$130 - $437

Fly Santa Rosa to Santa Ana, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Santa Ana (SNA) STS - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station

$126 - $572

Fly Santa Rosa to Los Angeles, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Los Angeles (LAX) STS - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station

$115 - $347

Bus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & Fremont St 101
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oceanside, Ca

$68 - $104

Bus, train via Oakland  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 2nd St 101
  2. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station

$96 - $145

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Oceanside 513.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to Oceanside is to bus and train which costs $9 - $35 and takes 13h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to Oceanside is to fly and train which costs $120 - $600 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Rosa to Oceanside. However, there are services departing from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St and arriving at Oceanside, Ca via San Francisco, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 5m.

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The distance between Santa Rosa and Oceanside is 472 miles. The road distance is 513.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Oceanside without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 18m and costs $9 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Santa Rosa to Oceanside, including transfers.

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Santa Rosa to Oceanside bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St station.

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The quickest flight from Santa Rosa Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Santa Rosa to Oceanside bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oceanside, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Rosa to Oceanside is 514 miles. It takes approximately 8h 32m to drive from Santa Rosa to Oceanside.

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  • Distance: 472.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Santa Rosa, CA, USA and Oceanside, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Rosa to Oceanside via Mission St & Fremont St, San Francisco, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 15h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santa Rosa to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Santa Rosa to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santa Rosa to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Rosa to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Old Town to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
gonctd.com
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from Santa Ana station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Rosa to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & Fremont St
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Golden Gate Transit
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 2nd St
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Golden Gate Transit
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 Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Santa Rosa Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 307+ hotels available in Oceanside. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Santa Rosa Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs $5 - $7.

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