COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Riverside to Carlsbad

switcheroo

Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Riverside to Carlsbad?

Lowest Price$34.20
Fastest Train3h 0m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Riverside to Carlsbad right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Riverside to Carlsbad?

In the last month, $34.20 was the average price of a train ticket from Riverside, CA to Carlsbad, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Riverside to Carlsbad?

The distance between Riverside and Carlsbad is approximately 55 miles, or 89 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Riverside to Carlsbad are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Riverside at 4:00pm and arrives in Carlsbad around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Riverside to Carlsbad?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Carlsbad to Riverside.

Which train should you take from Riverside to Carlsbad?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Riverside, California to Carlsbad, California. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 44m$34.20

Where is the train station in Riverside?

There is one train station in Riverside:

  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St

Where is the train station in Carlsbad?

Carlsbad has one train station:

  • 2775 State St - Coaster Station

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android