Travel options for:
Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Carlsbad
  • Train

    $36 - $70
    1. Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal

      44 min - every 30 minutes

      $7 - $10

    2. Patsaouras Transit Plaza

      6 min - 1839 feet

    3. Los Angeles Union Station

      1 h 54 min - twice daily

      $28 - $60

  • Train via Oceanside Transit Center

    $38 - $72
    1. Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal

      44 min - every 30 minutes

      $7 - $10

    2. Patsaouras Transit Plaza

      6 min - 1839 feet

    3. Los Angeles Union Station

      1 h 53 min - 4 times a day

      $28 - $60

    4. Oceanside Transit Center

      14 min - hourly - line 101

      $2

  • Train Metrolink Trains

    $22 - $29
    1. Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal

      44 min - every 30 minutes

      $7 - $10

    2. L. A. Union Station station

      2 h 8 min - twice daily

      $12 - $17

    3. Oceanside Transit Center

      14 min - hourly - line 101

      $2

  • Bus

    $41 - $73
    1. Los Angeles Airport, CA

      1 h - hourly

      $25 - $35

    2. Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas

      10 min - hourly - line 83

      $2

    3. Harbor-East Shuttle Area

      32 min - hourly - line 83

      transfer

    4. Santa Ana, CA

      1 h 5 min - hourly

      $12 - $35

    5. Oceanside Transit Center

      14 min - hourly - line 101

      $2

  • Drive

    $9 - $13
    1. Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

      1 h 33 min - 91.6 miles

      $9 - $13

  • Towncar

    $270 - $380
    1. Los Angeles Airport

      1 h 33 min - on demand

      $270 - $380

  • Shuttle

    $16 - $75
    1. Los Angeles Airport

      1 h 33 min - on demand

      $16 - $75

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From Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal bus to Patsaouras Transit Plaza, walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, then train to Carlsbad Amtrak. 3 h 44 min $54. From Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal bus to Patsaouras Transit Plaza, walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, train to Oceanside Transit Center, then line 101 bus to Carlsbad Village Station. 4 h 9 min $56. From Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal bus to L. A. Union Station station, train to Oceanside Transit Center, then line 101 bus to Carlsbad Village Station. 4 h 17 min $25. From Los Angeles Airport, CA bus to Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas, line 83 bus to Harbor-East Shuttle Area, line 83 bus to Santa Ana, CA, bus to Oceanside Transit Center, then line 101 bus to Carlsbad Village Station. 4 h 35 min $57. From Los Angeles Airport (LAX) drive to Carlsbad. 1 h 33 min $10. From Los Angeles Airport towncar to Carlsbad. 1 h 33 min $324. From Los Angeles Airport shuttle to Carlsbad. 1 h 33 min $31.