There are 8 ways to get from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Carlsbad Village Station to San Diego - Old Town Coaster / ...

$5 - $44

7 alternative options

Line 101 bus, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Carlsbad Bl & Oak Av to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9493 / ...

$14 - $28

Line 101 bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Carlsbad Bl & Pine Ave to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr 101
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to Broadway & 3rd Av 30

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) 35.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) 35.3 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport 35.3 miles

$110 - $170

Shuttle  •  38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport

$16 - $75

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) 35.3 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Carlsbad and San Diego Airport (SAN) is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN). However, there are services departing from Carlsbad Bl & Oak Av and arriving at Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 via Oceanside, Ca and Broadway & State St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Carlsbad, CA, USA and San Diego Airport (SAN), USA?

North County Transit operates a train from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 52 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN) via Oceanside Transit Center, Oceanside, Ca, San Diego, Ca, and Broadway & State St in around 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Carlsbad Village Station to San Diego - Old Town
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carlsbad Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 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
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Carlsbad Bl & Oak Av to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Carlsbad Bl & Pine Ave to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Uber San Diego
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $55
uberASSIST
$45 - $60
uberESPAÑOL
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
UberWAV
$45 - $60
uberXL
$70 - $90
SELECT
$95 - $120
UberBLACK
$130 - $170
UberSUV
$160 - $210
Taxi from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport (SAN)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab of North County
Phone
+1 760-444-4444
Website
driveu.com
Coastal Cab
Phone
+1 760-722-7472
Website
coastal-cab.com
Craig's Cabs
Phone
+1 760-722-2227
Website
craigscabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Shuttle from Carlsbad to San Diego Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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