Holiday Express

Buy Tickets - On Sale 11/7 @ 9am

Join us for the COASTER Holiday Express

A holiday tradition for the whole family!

New this year: Two weekends of holiday fun!


The Holiday Express will run on the following dates/times:

Saturday, December 7 * 10am, 12pm, 2pm

Sunday, Decemebr 8 * 10am, 12pm, 2pm

Saturday, December 14 * 10am, 12pm, 2pm

Sunday, December 15 * 10am, 12pm, 2pm


Tickets will go on-sale Thursday, November 7 at 9am!

Sign up now for a reminder when registration opens

Price: $20/person

Every person boarding the train must have a a valid Holiday Express ticket!

Event Information

You’ll be starting your magical journey at Oceanside Transit Center. Your trip will take you down the beautiful coastline on a 65-minute round-trip from Oceanside to Solana Beach and back. You’ll discuss your wishlist with Santa, chat with the lovely princesses, and sing along with the merry carolers during this fun-filled trip on our COASTER train. 


* Tickets are required for EVERY PERSON in your group. Please have tickets printed or visible on your mobile device upon boarding.

* Refunds will NOT be issued for this event. When purchasing tickets, please be sure to purchase the correct date, time and train car that you wish to ride on. This event sells out quickly and NCTD will not be able to exchange or refund tickets for any reason.

* Arrive early as parking can get crowded & trains leave on-time!

* No strollers will be allowed on the COASTER train. Please leave them in your car.

* Light snacks and non-alcoholic drinks in spill-resistant containers are allowed. These must not damage the train or create a disruption to other passengers. All waste must be disposed of in proper receptacles.

* By attending this event, you understand that you may be filmed or photographed for use in future NCTD marketing materials.

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