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NCTD Special Schedule, Extra Service, for Independence Day Festivities

Oceanside CA— The North County Transit District is gearing up for July 4 festivities and is alerting the public to changes and special additions to the schedule this holiday weekend.

Sunday, July 3:

  • BREEZE and LIFT will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. BREEZE Route 408 will operate on its normal schedule.
  • FLEX service will not be offered.
  • COASTER will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule.
  • SPRINTER will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule, but have two extra late-night trips. A westbound train will depart Escondido Transit Center at 9:33 p.m. and an eastbound train will depart Oceanside Transit Center at 10:03 p.m. These extra trips will arrive at the Rancho Del Oro Station at 10:13 p.m. and 10:14 p.m. respectively. This will allow those attending the 9:00 p.m. Oceanside Fireworks Show—and others celebrating the evening along the route—to return home after the festivities.

Monday, July 4:

  • BREEZE and LIFT will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. BREEZE Route 408 will operate on its normal schedule.
  • FLEX service will not be offered.
  • COASTER will operate on a Saturday schedule.
  • SPRINTER will operate on a Saturday schedule, and have two extra late-night trips. A westbound train will depart Escondido Transit Center at 11:00 p.m. and an eastbound train will depart Oceanside Transit Center at 12:33 a.m. This will allow those returning on the final northbound COASTER (11:41 p.m.) out of San Diego to connect with the eastbound SPRINTER.

BREEZE, COASTER, and SPRINTER tickets can be purchased on the same day of travel at each station on a ticket vending machine. COASTER tickets can be purchased ahead of time, and on the day of travel by visiting GoNCTD.com/eticket. For trip planning assistance, current and new passengers can contact Customer Service at 760-966-6500.