There are 6 ways to get from Hollywood to Laguna Beach by train, bus, tram or car

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$60 - $92

Cheapest option

Tram, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 5th Street Station Metro Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean 1

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus, line 720 bus, line 83 bus, line 89 bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. to Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd.
  2. Take the line 720 bus from Wilshire / Serrano to 7th / Decatur 720
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  4. Take the line 83 bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 83
  5. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Beach Bus Station 89

$15 - $41

Train, line 83 bus, line 89 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the line 83 bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 83
  3. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Beach Bus Station 89

$28 - $61

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  3. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean 1

$20 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Hollywood to Laguna Beach 56.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Hollywood to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hollywood to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hollywood to Laguna Beach station. However, there are services departing from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. and arriving at Laguna Beach Bus Station via Wilshire / Serrano, Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Hollywood and Laguna Beach is 50 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hollywood to Laguna Beach without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Hollywood to Laguna Beach, including transfers.

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Hollywood to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. station.

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The best way to get from Hollywood to Laguna Beach is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $60 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus and line 720 bus and line 83 bus and line 89 bus, which costs $15 - $45 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Hollywood to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Laguna Beach Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hollywood to Laguna Beach is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Hollywood to Laguna Beach.

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  • Distance: 49.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Hollywood, CA, USA and Laguna Beach, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Hollywood to Laguna Beach every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hollywood to Laguna Beach via Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd., Wilshire / Serrano, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6, and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 in around 3 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. to Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd.
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / Serrano to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
22 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Beach Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Hollywood to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org

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