Getting around Los Angeles by Rail/Metrolink/Orange County Line

The Orange County Line is one of 8 lines on the Metrolink commuter rail system in Southern California. It connects Los Angeles Union Station with Oceanside to the south, roughly following the route of the Interstate 5. Trains on the Orange County Line have 600-series numbers (i.e. The 3-digit train number begins with a 6). The route operates 7 days a week.


Name of Line Orange County Line
Route Direction North-South
Inbound Terminus Los Angeles Union Station
Outbound Terminus Oceanside
Rail 2 Rail? Yes
Monday-Friday Service? Yes
Saturday-Sunday Service? Yes
Rail Connections Metro Gold, Red, and Purple Lines at Los Angeles Union Station

Metrolink Antelope Valley, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange County, 91, and Burbank-Bob Hope Airport Lines at Los Angeles Union Station

Metrolink Inland Empire-Orange County Line at all stations between Orange and Oceanside

San Diego Coaster (to Downtown San Diego) and Sprinter (to Escondindo) at Oceanside

Number of Stations 14
Length of Line 87.2 miles