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Recommended option

Tram  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Metro Blue Line
  2. Metro Gold Line

$6

Cheapest option

Line 51 bus, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. 51
  2. 260 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. 29.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  36 min

  1. 29.5 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  36 min

  1. 29.5 miles

$35 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Pasadena via Artesia Station Layover Area and Artesia Station in around 2 h 45 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 30 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from First & Shelter G S to Artesia Station Layover Area
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Artesia Station to Fair Oaks / Del Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Long Beach to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberESPAÑOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberSELECT
$85 - $110
UberBLACK
$120 - $150
UberSUV
$140 - $190
UberLUX
$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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Beach and Pasadena is 43 km. The road distance is 47 km.

The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Pasadena is to line 51 bus and bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from First & Shelter G S and arriving at Fair Oaks / Del Mar via Artesia Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Long Beach to Pasadena, including transfers.