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The Best of Oceanside

Make the most of your visit with our carefully curated ideas. Watch for exclusive deals courtesy of our Metrolink partners – just show your Metrolink ticket. Enjoy like a tourist. Act like a local.

Oceanside: The Name Says It All

This classic beach town has something for everyone from whale watching to craft brews to beautiful sunsets. Walkable, bikeable, and all-around friendly.

Metrolink train lines
  • Orange County Line

  • Inland Empire-Orange County Line


Day Trips

Fun Things to Do

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Great Places to Eat & Drink

Area Map

How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

Download PDF of Rail System

Metrolink Commuter Rail System Map

Good to Know Before You Go

  • It's easy to bring your surfboard on the train
  • The super long Oceanside Pier is a great place to catch a meal or the sunset
  • Be sure to check the last train departure time for your ride home