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There are 3 ways to get from Carlsbad to Anaheim by train, night bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Amtrak Station to Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr Pacific Surfliner / ...

$10 - $50

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Night bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oceanside Amtrak Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Carlsbad to Anaheim 62.5 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Carlsbad to Anaheim is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlsbad to Anaheim is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlsbad to Anaheim. However, there are services departing from Carlsbad Bl & Oak Av and arriving at Anaheim-Lincoln via Oceanside Amtrak Station and Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oceanside Amtrak Station station and arriving at Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Carlsbad and Anaheim is 57 miles. The road distance is 62.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlsbad to Anaheim without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $10 - $50.

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The train from Oceanside Amtrak Station to Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Carlsbad to Anaheim bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oceanside Amtrak Station.

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

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Carlsbad to Anaheim bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Carlsbad to Anaheim.
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  • Distance: 57.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Carlsbad, CA, USA and Anaheim, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Carlsbad to Anaheim every 2 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Metrolink Trains also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside Amtrak Station to Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to Anaheim-ARTIC station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Oceanside Amtrak Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Carlsbad to Anaheim train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlsbad to Anaheim is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Carlsbad to Anaheim.

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