Duration 2 days 6h
Distance 1321.7 miles
Average price $229
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The average train between Bellingham and Carlsbad takes 2 days 6h and the fastest train takes 2 days 4h. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Bellingham to Carlsbad. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bellingham Amtrak Station
  2. Seattle King Street Station
  3. Los Angeles Union Station
  4. Carlsbad
41h 27m
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$185 - $269

Bellingham to Carlsbad train times

Trains run five times a week between Bellingham and Carlsbad. The service departs Bellingham at 19:44 in the evening, which arrives into Carlsbad at 00:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 6h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Bellingham to Carlsbad? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Bellingham station to Carlsbad station. However, there are services departing from Bellingham Amtrak Station and arriving at Oceanside Amtrak Station via Seattle King Street Station and Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 27m.

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The distance between Bellingham and Carlsbad is 1117 miles. The road distance is 1321.7 miles.

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Bellingham to Carlsbad train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bellingham Amtrak Station.

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Bellingham to Carlsbad train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oceanside Amtrak Station.

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You can take a train from Bellingham to Carlsbad via Seattle King Street Station and Los Angeles Union Station in around 41h 27m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40

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