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There are 6 ways to get from Hollywood to Malibu Beach by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Tram, line 534 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre 534

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 704 bus, line 534 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Santa Monica / San Vicente to Broadway / 4th 704 / ...
  2. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus, line 1 bus, line 534 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunset / Vine to Hilgard / Westholme
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Hilgard Sb & Westholme Fs to 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Place 1 / ...
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hollywood to Malibu Beach 27 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Hollywood to Malibu Beach 27 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hollywood to Malibu Beach 27 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hollywood to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hollywood to Malibu Beach is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hollywood to Malibu Beach. However, there are services departing from Santa Monica / Vine and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via Santa Monica / San Vicente and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Hollywood and Malibu Beach is 21 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.

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The best way to get from Hollywood to Malibu Beach without a car is to tram and line 534 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $4 - $7.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Hollywood to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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Hollywood to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Santa Monica / San Vicente station.

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Hollywood to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hollywood to Malibu Beach is 27 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Hollywood to Malibu Beach.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Malibu Beach. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hollywood to Malibu Beach.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Hollywood to Malibu Beach via Santa Monica / San Vicente, Broadway / 4th, and 5th / Colorado in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / San Vicente to Broadway / 4th
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
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 Sunset / Vine to Hilgard / Westholme
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Hilgard Sb & Westholme Fs to 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Place
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hollywood to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $40
Assist
$30 - $45
Español
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$75 - $100
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Lux
$150 - $200
Taxi from Hollywood to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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