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There are 5 ways to get from Carson to Fullerton by bus, train, 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

Line 130 bus, line 30 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 130 bus from Victoria / Tamcliff to 183rd / Los Cerritos Center 130
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland 30

$4 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor Fwy / Carson to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station 910
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$23 - $42

Line 3 bus, line 173 bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Carson St + Moneta Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St 3
  2. Take the line 173 bus from Seventh & L.B. Blvd. Nw to 183Rd & Los Cerritos Nw 173 / ...
  3. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland 30

$5 - $11

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carson to Fullerton 25.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Carson to Fullerton 25.7 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carson to Fullerton is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carson to Fullerton is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carson to Fullerton. However, there are services departing from Victoria / Tamcliff and arriving at Orangethorpe-Highland via 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Carson and Fullerton is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Carson to Fullerton without a car is to line 130 bus and line 30 bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $3 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Carson to Fullerton, including transfers.

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Carson to Fullerton bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Victoria / Tamcliff station.

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Carson to Fullerton bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Orangethorpe-Highland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carson to Fullerton is 26 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Carson to Fullerton.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Fullerton. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carson to Fullerton.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Carson, CA, USA and Fullerton, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carson to Fullerton via 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center in around 1 h 52 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Victoria / Tamcliff to 183rd / Los Cerritos Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Harbor Fwy / Carson to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Carson St + Moneta Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Seventh & L.B. Blvd. Nw to 183Rd & Los Cerritos Nw
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carson to Fullerton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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