Duration 17h 33m
Distance 474 miles
Average price $114
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Sacramento and Carlsbad takes 17h 33m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Sacramento 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. Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Carlsbad
17h 6m
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$92 - $131

Sacramento to Carlsbad train times

Trains run six times a week between Sacramento and Carlsbad. The service departs Sacramento at 06:35 in the morning, which arrives into Carlsbad at 00:08. All services require a transfer at Los Angeles Union Station and take an average of 17h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Sacramento 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 Sacramento station to Carlsbad station. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Valley Station and arriving at Oceanside Amtrak Station via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 6m.

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The distance between Sacramento and Carlsbad is 443 miles. The road distance is 474 miles.

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

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

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You can take a train from Sacramento to Carlsbad via Los Angeles Union Station in around 17h 6m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95

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