Cheap Oakland to Carlsbad  train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Carlsbad ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Carlsbad is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Oakland to Carlsbad was $77.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Carlsbad ? How far is Oakland to Carlsbad ?

The distance between Oakland to Carlsbad is 424.01 miles or 682.20 km. A train trip from Oakland to Carlsbad typically takes 13 hours, If you are looking to get to Carlsbad faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 11 hours and 33 minutes to get from Oakland to Carlsbad.

Going from Oakland to Carlsbad by train takes over 13 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Oakland to Carlsbad are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oakland to Carlsbad

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Carlsbad. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to Carlsbad route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Carlsbad, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland to Carlsbad, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Oakland to Carlsbad


Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Carlsbad start from $68.00, and on average cost $77.50. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Carlsbad. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St, And in Carlsbad trains arrive at 2775 State St - Coaster Station,

From Oakland to Carlsbad train travel on Amtrak takes 13 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Carlsbad faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Oakland on their way to Carlsbad. The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 245 Second St.
  • 245 Second St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Carlsbad from Oakland., The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 2775 State St - Coaster Station.
  • 2775 State St - Coaster Station