There are 6 ways to get from Long Beach to Malibu 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 54 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to Pico Station
  2. Take the tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus, line 534 bus via LAX Terminal #1  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Long Beach Station to LAX Terminal #1
  2. Take the bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs R3 / ...
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$11 - $15

Bus, line 534 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway / Long Beach Layover to LAX City Bus Center 232
  2. Take the bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs R3 / ...
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Long Beach to Malibu 43.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Malibu 43.6 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Long Beach to Malibu 43.6 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Malibu is to tram and line 534 bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Beach to Malibu is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Malibu is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Long Beach to Malibu, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach station to Malibu. However, there are services departing from Downtown Long Beach Station and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via Lax Transit Center Bay 12 and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Long Beach to Malibu.
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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Malibu via LAX Terminal #1, Lax Transit Center Bay 12, 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs, and 5th / Colorado in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to Pico Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
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 Broadway / Long Beach Layover to LAX City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Downtown Long Beach Station to LAX Terminal #1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Long Beach to Malibu
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$45 - $65
Assist
$50 - $65
Español
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
UberXL
$80 - $110
Select
$120 - $160
Black
$170 - $220
Black SUV
$210 - $270
Lux
$240 - $310
Taxi from Long Beach to Malibu
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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