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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Diego to Carlsbad?

Lowest price$11.75
Fastest train0h 0m
Trains per day3
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Diego to Carlsbad during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

In the last month, $11.75 was the average price of a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Carlsbad, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 San Diego to Carlsbad?

The distance between San Diego and Carlsbad is approximately 33 miles, or 52 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes hardly any time at all, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Carlsbad.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Diego to Carlsbad are the most crowded on Thursday. 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?

The earliest train departs San Diego at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from San Diego to Carlsbad?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from San Diego to Carlsbad.

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

Which train should you take from San Diego to Carlsbad?

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is the one and only train line which connects San Diego, California to Carlsbad, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner30h 27m$11.75

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from San Diego to Carlsbad start from $12, and on average cost $12. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Carlsbad. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in San Diego leaves from 11170 Sorrento Valley Rd, And in Carlsbad trains arrive at 2775 State St - Coaster Station, From San Diego to Carlsbad train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 0 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Carlsbad faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 0 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $12 for a one-way train ticket to Carlsbad.

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