There are 5 ways to get from Anaheim to Pasadena by train, tram, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$23 - $39

Cheapest option

Line 42 bus, line 62 bus, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Lincoln-Anaheim to Norwalk-Civic Center 42 / ...
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Civic Center / Ibex to Telegraph / Garfield 62
  3. Take the bus from Garfield / Telegraph to Garfield / Atlantic

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, line 260 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the line 260 bus from Atlantic / Whittier to Fair Oaks / Colorado 260 / ...

$12 - $26

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Anaheim to Pasadena 31.2 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Anaheim to Pasadena 31.2 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Anaheim to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from Anaheim, Ca and arriving at Fair Oaks / Colorado via 7th / Decatur and Atlantic / Whittier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Anaheim and Pasadena is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Anaheim to Pasadena without a car is to train and tram which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Anaheim to Pasadena, including transfers.

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

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Anaheim to Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Fair Oaks / Colorado station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Anaheim to Pasadena is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Anaheim to Pasadena.

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There are 1785+ hotels available in Pasadena. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Anaheim to Pasadena.
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Anaheim to Pasadena via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Whittier / Atlantic, and Atlantic / Whittier in around 2 h 34 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
Bus operators
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Atlantic / Whittier to Fair Oaks / Colorado
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Civic Center / Ibex to Telegraph / Garfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Lincoln-Anaheim to Norwalk-Civic Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Montebello Bus Lines
Phone
323-558-1625
Email
ridembl@cityofmontebello.com
Website
ridembl.com
Bus from Garfield / Telegraph to Garfield / Atlantic
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Other operators
Taxi from Anaheim to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

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