There are 5 ways to get from Union Station to Encinitas by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $67

Cheapest option

Train, line 101 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station Orange County Line
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Highway 101 & K St 101

$15 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus, line 101 bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Anaheim, CA
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
  3. Take the line 101 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Highway 101 & K St 101

$19 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Encinitas 102.9 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station

$110 - $353

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Union Station to Encinitas. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, CA and arriving at Highway 101 & K St via Anaheim, Ca and Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Encinitas is 89 miles. The road distance is 102.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Encinitas without a car is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Union Station to Encinitas, including transfers.

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Union Station to Encinitas bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Los Angeles, CA station.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Encinitas is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 101 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Union Station to Encinitas bus services, operated by North County Transit, arrive at Highway 101 & K St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Encinitas is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Union Station to Encinitas.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Encinitas.
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  • Distance: 89.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Union Station to Encinitas every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Union Station to Encinitas via Los Angeles, CA, Anaheim, CA, Anaheim, Ca, Oceanside, Ca, and Oceanside Transit Center in around 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Highway 101 & K St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
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 Anaheim, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Anaheim to Oceanside
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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