Where to Stay & Transportation

Special Hotel Rates

These hotels offer discounts to ANA alumni and families.
(Ordered from closest to ANA to farthest away.)

Beach Terrace Inn

CALL 760.729.5951 to receive special ANA pricing!

2775 Ocean Street • Carlsbad, CA 92008
(0.3 miles away)

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Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

CALL 760.434.7020 to receive special ANA pricing!

3075 Carlsbad Boulevard • Carlsbad, CA 92008
(0.4 miles away)

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Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge

CALL 760.729.1151 to receive special ANA pricing!

3180 Carlsbad Blvd • Carlsbad, CA 92008
(0.6 miles away)

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West Inn & Suites

RESERVE HERE to receive special ANA pricing!
($139 Sun-Thurs, $189 Fri-Sat)

4970 Avenida Encinas • Carlsbad, CA 92008
(2.8 miles away)

Website866.431.9378

Ramada Carlsbad by the Sea

CALL 760.438.2285 to receive special ANA pricing!

751 Macadamia Drive • Carlsbad, CA 92011
(4.8 miles away)

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Holiday Inn Express Carlsbad Beach

RESERVE HERE to receive special ANA pricing!

751 Raintree Drive • Carlsbad, CA 92011
(4.9 miles away)

Website760.448.4747

Hampton Inn Carlsbad

CALL 760431.2225 to receive special ANA pricing!

2229 Palomar Airport Road • Carlsbad, CA 92011
(6.6 miles away)

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Holiday Inn Carlsbad

RESERVE HERE to receive special ANA pricing!

2725 Palomar Airport Road • Carlsbad, CA 92009
(7.6 miles away)

Website760.438.2725

Omni La Costa Resort

RESERVE HERE to receive special ANA pricing!

2100 Costa Del Mar Road • Carlsbad, CA 92009
(9.2 miles away)

Website760.438.9111

The drive from downtown San Diego is about 45 minutes, and it’s approximately a 2-3 hour drive from Los Angeles, though traffic conditions vary.

Here are transportation alternatives to/from many parts of San Diego, as well as the airports in LA and Orange County.

Carlsbad Village Train Station
The Carlsbad Village Train Station next to Army and Navy Academy

The Carlsbad Village Train Station is just 500 meters south of the ANA campus, affording easily walkable access to several local train and busing options.

The Coaster train has a stop at the Carlsbad Village station, offering swift travel south, all the way to downtown San Diego (Santa Fe Depot).

•  Coaster Schedule (PDF)

The Coaster also travels north to the Oceanside Station, where Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner train (see below) affords availability to many destinations, including the Orange County airport, downtown Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and as far north as San Luis Obispo.

NCTD Breeze Bus

NCTD “Breeze” Buses also run through the Carlsbad Village station for access to a variety of locations throughout northern San Diego.

•  NCTD Breeze Bus Schedule (PDF)

Amtrak Surfliner Train / Oceanside Station
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner train

A convenient alternative to long drives, Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner train extends from Downtown San Diego, travels north to Los Angeles (Grand Central Station), Santa Barbara, and continues all the way to San Luis Obispo.  The Surfliner train is not accessible at our neighboring Carlsbad Village Station, but rather at the nearby Oceanside Station about 3 miles north.

•  Pacific Surfliner Schedule (PDF)

Army and Navy Academy offers personal transport for students to/from the Oceanside Station for $8.00. Requested staff escort of unaccompanied minors is an additional $20.00/hr.

More Airport Transportation Options

Army and Navy Academy offers personal transport for students to/from the San Diego Airport and Carlsbad Airport, with the option for drop-off or for a staff member to escort your student inside.

San Diego Airport

      • $40.00 for Drop-off
      • $20.00/hr with Academy Escort

Carlsbad Airport:

      • $20.00 for Drop-off
      • $20.00/hr with Academy Escort

Check with your airline for Unaccompanied Minor age and requirements for travel.

Cloud 9 Super Shuttle offers a special rate for ANA families between the campus and the San Diego Airport.

At Your Service Transportation offers shuttle service to all major airports in Southern California, including LAX, San Diego Airport, John Wayne/Orange County, Long Beach, and Ontario.

Coastal Cab (Taxi service) – (619) 358-5230. Ask to speak to Jamal and mention Army and Navy Academy to receive a 20% discount.