There are 5 ways to get from Long Beach to Downey 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.

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Tram  •  47 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Blue Line Metro Blue Line
  2. Take the tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line to Lakewood Blvd Station Metro Green Line

$4

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Ocean & Hart Pl Se to Lakewood Green Line Station - East 22

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Long Beach to Downey 15.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Downey 15.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Long Beach to Downey 15.9 miles

$19 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Downey is to line 22 bus which costs $2 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Beach to Downey is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ocean & Hart Pl Se and arriving at Lakewood Green Line Station - East station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Downey is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Downey without a car is to tram which takes 47 min and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Long Beach to Downey, including transfers.

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Long Beach to Downey bus services, operated by Long Beach Transit, depart from Ocean & Hart Pl Se station.

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Long Beach to Downey bus services, operated by Long Beach Transit, arrive at Lakewood Green Line Station - East.

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Map of how to get from Long Beach to Downey.
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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Long Beach, CA, USA and Downey, CA, USA?

Long Beach Transit operates a bus from Long Beach to Downey hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Blue Line
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line to Lakewood Blvd Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Ocean & Hart Pl Se to Lakewood Green Line Station - East
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Long Beach to Downey
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$19 - $26
Assist
$20 - $27
Español
$20 - $27
UberX
$20 - $27
WAV
$20 - $27
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $90
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Lux
$100 - $130
Taxi from Long Beach to Downey
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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