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There are 7 ways to get from Long Beach to Pasadena 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  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Blue Line
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Artesia Station to Fair Oaks / Colorado 260 / ...

$2

5 alternative options

Line 51 bus, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se to Artesia Station Layover Area 51
  2. Take the bus from Artesia Station to Fair Oaks / Colorado 260 / ...

$2 - $4

Line 61 bus, bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from First & Shelter G S to Artesia Station Layover Area 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Artesia Station to Fair Oaks / Colorado 260 / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Long Beach to Pasadena 29.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Pasadena 29.5 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Long Beach to Pasadena 29.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Pasadena is to bus which costs $2 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Beach to Pasadena is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se and arriving at Fair Oaks / Colorado via Artesia Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Pasadena is 27 miles. The road distance is 29.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Pasadena without a car is to tram which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Long Beach to Pasadena, including transfers.

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Long Beach to Pasadena bus services, operated by Long Beach Transit, depart from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se station.

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Long Beach to Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Fair Oaks / Colorado station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Beach to Pasadena is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Long Beach to Pasadena.

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There are 1794+ hotels available in Pasadena. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Beach to Pasadena.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Long Beach to Pasadena every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Artesia Station to Fair Oaks / Colorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se to Artesia Station Layover Area
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Bus from First & Shelter G S to Artesia Station Layover Area
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Long Beach to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Assist
$35 - $45
Español
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$120 - $150
Black SUV
$140 - $190
Lux
$170 - $220
Taxi from Long Beach to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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