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North County Transit District

We move people!

Since our inception in 1975, NCTD has been helping people get where they need to be. By providing public transportation for North San Diego County, we are able to serve more than 10 million passengers every year.

Neighborhood: North Coastal

Contact Info

(760) 966-6500


Oceanside Transit Center
Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Vista Transit Center
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Escondido Transit Center
Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM



  • 8 stations between San Diego and Oceanside
  • Free Wi-Fi in every car
  • 46 departures a week
  • Children 5 and under are free with a paying adult
  • Connects passengers to popular tourist
    destinations such as Santa Fe Depot


  • 15 stations between Oceanside and Escondido
  • Sleek, modern, light rail
  • Trains run every 30 minutes in each direction
  • Children 5 and under are free with a paying adult
  • SPRINTER provides quick routes to CSU San Marcos, Mira Costa and Palomar College

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