There are 5 ways to get from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB) by train, bus, tram, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 9474 bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Anaheim Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 9474 bus from Anaheim, Ca to Long Beach, Ca 9474 / ...

$21 - $69

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport

$16 - $75

3 alternative options

Train, tram, line 131 bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Wardlow Station
  3. Take the line 131 bus from Wardlow Station Bay 3 to Spring & Redondo Sw 131

$34 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB) 71.9 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a town car from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport 71.9 miles

$210 - $300

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The distance between Carlsbad and Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 65 miles. The road distance is 71.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB) without a car is to train and line 9474 bus which takes 3 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB).

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Map of how to get from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB).
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  • Distance: 65 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Carlsbad, CA, USA and Long Beach Airport (LGB), USA?

There is no direct connection from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB). However, you can take the train to Anaheim Amtrak, take the walk to Anaheim, Ca, take the line 9474 bus to Long Beach, Ca, take the walk to Pch & L.B. Blvd. Se, then take the line 176 bus to Lakewood & Wardlow Ne. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport (LGB) via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, Wardlow Station, and Wardlow Station Bay 3 in around 4 h 6 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Anaheim Amtrak
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
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Wardlow Station Bay 3 to Spring & Redondo Sw
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Carlsbad to Long Beach Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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