There are 5 ways to get from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Temple & Los Angeles to Highland & 14th Commuter Express 438

$30 - $66

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Bus, line 232 bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Long Beach, Ca 9474
  2. Take the line 232 bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Sepulveda / 8th 232

$17 - $40

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Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Flower St. & 4th St. to Highland & 14th Commuter Express 438

$18 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach 88.5 miles

$8 - $13

Train, fly  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Carlsbad Village Station to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX

$134 - $425

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The cheapest way to get from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach. However, there are services departing from Carlsbad Bl & Oak Av and arriving at Sepulveda / 8th via Oceanside, Ca and Anaheim / Long Beach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Carlsbad and Manhattan Beach is 80 miles. The road distance is 88.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach, including transfers.

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Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oceanside, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Sepulveda / 8th station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 1826+ hotels available in Manhattan Beach. Prices start at $112 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach.
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  • Distance: 79.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Carlsbad, CA, USA and Manhattan Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carlsbad to Manhattan Beach via Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, Ca, Long Beach, Ca, and Anaheim / Long Beach in around 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 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
Train from Carlsbad Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Carlsbad Village Station to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Temple & Los Angeles to Highland & 14th
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Flower St. & 4th St. to Highland & 14th
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
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 Oceanside, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$25 - $35
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Sepulveda / 8th
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Oceanside to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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