There are 4 ways to get from Torrance to Carlsbad by bus, train, tram 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.

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Line 3 bus, bus  •  3 h 25 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

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 12 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 Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $64

Line 10 bus, tram, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Crenshaw Bl + Del Amo Bl to Crenshaw Station 10
  2. Take the tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Blue Line to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center

$35 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Torrance to Carlsbad 83 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

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 25 min.

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

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The best way to get from Torrance to Carlsbad without a car is to line 3 bus and bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Torrance to Carlsbad, including transfers.

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Torrance to Carlsbad bus services, operated by Torrance Transit, depart from Carson St + Maple Av station.

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Torrance to Carlsbad bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oceanside, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torrance to Carlsbad is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Torrance to Carlsbad.

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There are 322+ hotels available in Carlsbad. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Torrance to Carlsbad.
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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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 25 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Blue Line to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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
54 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
Bus from Crenshaw Bl + Del Amo Bl to Crenshaw Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30

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