There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Malibu Beach 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  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 720 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1 53 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the line 720 bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado 720

$12 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1 53 / ...
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$26 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Malibu Beach 68.6 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Malibu Beach is 56 miles. The road distance is 68.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Irvine to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Malibu Beach. However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via Anaheim, Ca, 7th / Decatur and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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

You can take a bus from Irvine to Malibu Beach via Artic - Dock 1, Anaheim, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, and 5th / Colorado in around 4 h 43 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA
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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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Metro Los Angeles
Website
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
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com

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