There are 4 ways to get from Union Station to Escondido by train, tram, car, plane or bus

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 Amtrak, tram  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center Sprinter

$30 - $61

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Train Metrolink Trains, tram  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station Orange County Line
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center Sprinter

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Escondido 113.9 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center

$110 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Escondido is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Escondido is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Escondido is 93 miles. The road distance is 113.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Union Station to Escondido, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Escondido is San Diego (SAN) Airport which is 27.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Tijuana (TIJ) (40.3 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (59.5 miles), Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) (71.8 miles) and Los Angeles (LAX) (95.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Escondido.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Union Station, CA, USA and Escondido, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Union Station to Escondido. However, you can take the walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, take the train to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak, take the walk to Oceanside Transit Center, then take the tram to Escondido Transit Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Union Station to Escondido via L. A. Union Station station, Oceanside station, and Oceanside Transit Center in around 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators

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