There are 6 ways to get from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms by train, bus, taxi or car

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, Amtrak Thruway, taxi  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
  3. Take a taxi from Palm Springs, CA to Twentynine Palms

Cheapest option

Train, bus, drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside station to Riverside-Downtown station
  2. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220
  3. Drive from Hwy 111 at Flower to Twentynine Palms

$27 - $36

4 alternative options

Train, bus, drive via Fullerton Transportation Center  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA - Airport
  3. Drive from Palm Springs, CA - Airport to Twentynine Palms

Train, Amtrak Thruway, taxi via Palm at 12th  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
  3. Take a taxi from Palm at 12th to Twentynine Palms

Bus, drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio, CA
  3. Drive from Indio, CA to Twentynine Palms

$34 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms 133.4 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Carlsbad and Twentynine Palms is 101 miles. The road distance is 133.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway and taxi which takes 5 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Twentynine Palms. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms.
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  • Distance: 101.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Carlsbad, CA, USA and Twentynine Palms, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Carlsbad to Twentynine Palms. However, you can take the train to Fullerton Transportation Center, take the walk to Fullerton, CA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Palm Springs, CA, then take the taxi to Twentynine Palms. Alternatively, you can take the train to Fullerton Transportation Center, take the walk to Fullerton, CA, take the bus to Palm Springs, CA - Airport, then take the drive to Twentynine Palms.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $25
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Other operators
Taxi from Palm Springs, CA to Twentynine Palms
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
American Cab
Phone
+1 760-300-0000
Website
facebook.com
Desert City Cab
Phone
+1 760-328-3000
Website
desertcitycab.com
Lucky 777 Cab
Phone
+1 760-660-9115
Website
lucky777cab.com

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