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

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Train, tram  •  3h 5m

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

$29 - $44

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Bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to San Diego FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center 235 / ...

$10 - $19

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Train, tram via L. A. Union Station station  •  3h 30m

  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 - $23

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Union Station to Escondido 110.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, bus  •  4h 31m

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

$113 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Escondido is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Escondido is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station to Escondido. However, there are services departing from LA Downtown and arriving at Escondido Transit Center via Old Town Transit Center and Broadway & 5th Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Union Station station to Escondido. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Escondido Transit Center via Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Union Station and Escondido is 93 miles. The road distance is 110.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Escondido without a car is to train and tram which takes 3h 5m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Union Station to Escondido, including transfers.

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Union Station to Escondido bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from LA Downtown station.

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Union Station to Escondido train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles Union Station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Escondido.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Union Station to Escondido via LA Downtown, San Diego, Old Town Transit Center, Broadway & 3rd Av, and Broadway & 5th Av in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Los Angeles Union Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
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
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
San Diego Metro Transit

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Union Station to Escondido bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Escondido Transit Center station.

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Union Station to Escondido train services, operated by North County Transit, arrive at Escondido Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Escondido is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Union Station to Escondido.

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

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There are 172+ hotels available in Escondido. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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