There are 6 ways to get from Torrance to Carlsbad by bus, train 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

Bus, train via Harbor Gateway Transit Center  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Figueroa / 7th 910/950 / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $64

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus, line 560 bus, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Carson St + Maple Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St 3
  2. Take the line 560 bus from 7Th-Channel to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 560
  3. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Oceanside, Ca

$18 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Torrance Bl + Maple Av to Alameda St + Los Angeles St 4X
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $64

Line 1 bus, bus, line 60 bus, line 101 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Torrance Bl + Maple Av to Harbor Gateway Transit Center 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Olive / 5th 4X
  3. Take the line 60 bus from Grand / 5th to 7th / Decatur 60
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
  5. Take the line 101 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Carlsbad Village Station 101

$20 - $45

Bus, train #2  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from 182nd / Hawthorne to Alameda / Los Angeles 40
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Torrance to Carlsbad 83 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Torrance, CA, USA and Carlsbad, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Torrance to Carlsbad via Harbor Gateway Transit Center, Olive / 5th, Grand / 5th, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Oceanside, Ca, and Oceanside Transit Center in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Figueroa / 7th
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Olive / 5th
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Grand / 5th to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 182nd / Hawthorne to Alameda / Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Figueroa St + 7Th St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Torrance Bl + Maple Av to Alameda St + Los Angeles St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Torrance Bl + Maple Av to Harbor Gateway Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Olive St + 5Th St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Carson St + Maple Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Carlsbad Village Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Orange County Transportation
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Torrance to Carlsbad?

The distance between Torrance and Carlsbad is 119 km. The road distance is 133 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Torrance to Carlsbad?

The cheapest way to get from Torrance to Carlsbad is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Torrance to Carlsbad?

The quickest way to get from Torrance to Carlsbad is to drive which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $8 - $12.

Is there a direct bus between Torrance and Carlsbad?

No, there is no direct bus from Torrance to Carlsbad. However, there are services departing from Torrance Bl + Maple Av and arriving at Carlsbad Village Station via Harbor Gateway Transit Center, Grand / 5th, Los Angeles, Ca and Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Torrance to Carlsbad?

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Torrance to Carlsbad, including transfers.