There are 3 ways to get from Torrance to Carlsbad by bus, train or car

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Line 3 bus, bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Carson St + Maple Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St 3
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9455

$18 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 55 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 Carlsbad Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$29 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Torrance to Carlsbad 83 miles

$8 - $12

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

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

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The distance between Torrance and Carlsbad is 74 miles. The road distance is 83 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Torrance to Carlsbad, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torrance to Carlsbad station. However, there are services departing from Carson St + Maple Av and arriving at Carlsbad Village Station via Long Beach Blvd & 5Th Ne, Long Beach, Ca and Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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

You can take a bus from Torrance to Carlsbad via Long Beach Bl + 6Th St, Long Beach Blvd & 5Th Ne, L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Ne, Long Beach, Ca, Oceanside, Ca, and Oceanside Transit Center in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Carlsbad Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
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
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30

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