There are 5 ways to get from Anaheim to Malibu by train, tram, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, tram, line 534 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$26 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus, tram  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester / Harbor to Figueroa / Pico 460
  2. Take the tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus, line 720 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the line 720 bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado 720

$11 - $23

Train, line 704 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / 4th 704

$10 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Anaheim to Malibu 52.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Anaheim to Malibu. However, there are services departing from Anaheim, Ca and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via 7th / Decatur and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Anaheim and Malibu is 47 miles. The road distance is 52.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Anaheim to Malibu without a car is to train and tram and line 534 bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Anaheim to Malibu, including transfers.

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Anaheim to Malibu bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Anaheim, Ca station.

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Anaheim to Malibu bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at 5th / Colorado station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Anaheim to Malibu is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Anaheim to Malibu.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Malibu. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Anaheim to Malibu.
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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Anaheim, CA, USA and Malibu, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Anaheim to Malibu via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, and 5th / Colorado in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Manchester / Harbor to Figueroa / Pico
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / 4th
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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