In the City of Carlsbad, public transportation, including train, bus and shuttle services, is provided by North County Transit. Those who prefer to drive can access real-time traffic conditions through the Caltrans website. RideLink offers a range of other transportation options.
The newly remodeled McClellan-Palomar Airport is operated by the County of San Diego and offers commercial flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport, executive/private jet services and general aviation services. About 30 miles south of Carlsbad, San Diego International Airport offers commercial flights to domestic and international destinations.