There are 3 ways to get from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood by train, bus 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  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9488 / ...

$19 - $42

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood 97.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Carlsbad and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 89 miles. The road distance is 97.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Carlsbad, CA, USA and Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Carlsbad to Universal Studios, Hollywood hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Greyhound Mexico also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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